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  • Case Study: Xeroderma Pigmentosum

    that are damaged by ultra violent light. XP is rare and roughly affects 1:250,000 Americans a year1. Unsurprisingly, early in a patient’s childhood they have extreme sun sensitivity, which gravely increases their incidence of basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, as well as benign and malignant melanomas. Before affected children reach the age of 20 years old, their incidence of malignant melanoma increases 2000 fold when compared to the general public1. The disorder also carries a…

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  • Cause And Effect Essay On Air Pollution

    (National Center for Biotechnology Information.) Every year in America, up to 3.5 million people are treated for the three types of skin cancer, basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, and melanoma. According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, this form of cancer is so common, that one in every five people will get it in their lifetime. Pollution is playing a very important role in these statistics. Every year that pollution…

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  • Fake Tanning Research Paper

    Fake tanning is not as safe as what most people might think it is. Fake tanning in a tanning bed is just as bad as tanning in the sun, indoor tanning also exposes your skin to ultraviolet (UV) rays. Whether the UV rays are coming from a tanning bed or the sun they can still cause wrinkles, rashes and dark spots. The most dangerous types of UV rays can change the DNA in cells, which is what experts believe is the main cause of skin cancers.In the US, 35% of adults and 55% of college students have…

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  • Skin Wellness

    Atkins diet, vegan diet, and raw food diet are just three of the many named diet types out there to fulfil a person 's needs. Since a diet is well-known for its helpful effects with a slim body and great figure, it also plays a vital role to your skin health. So, what is so beguiling about skin health in relation to anyone 's distinctive diet? No one would ever concur that most people are never given compliments for a slim body but poor skin health, so outside appearance does have a lot to do…

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  • Dangers Of Tanning Bed

    Most people love the feeling of being tan. It makes them feel confident with themselves due to the tan, sun kissed looking skin all year round, but do they know the dangers of the tanning bed? The tanning bed has many dangers and I am not a huge fan due to all the dangerous effects of it. The CDC states that “A tan is the body’s response to injury from UV rays. A base tan does little to protect you from future damage to your skin cause by UV exposure” (“Indoor Tanning Is Not Safe”). Whether it…

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  • Hair Dyes Research Paper

    Use of Chemical Hair Dyes and Health Problems According to J.D. Heyes, those who use hair dyes more than nine times a year have a 60 percent greater risk of contracting cancer (Heyes 1). It is important to know what kind of chemicals are in the hair dye. People do not read what the hair dye contains in it, if dying hair often it can lead to cause cancer on scalp, skin, and hair loss. J. D. Heyes, a scientist, also says that both home hair coloring kits, and dyes used at more expensive hair…

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  • Pap Smear Research Paper

    abnormalities cervical Pap smears has become a very important screening test. This screening test is a simple, inexpensive and reliable method for screening of female population which greatly reduces the morbidity and mortality associated with cervical carcinoma, if detected in its precancerous stage. The present study was conducted to investigate the efficacy of Pap test as initial screening test and confirm the diagnosis followed by gold standard histopathological evaluation in order to reveal…

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  • Breast Cancer Essay

    School ). But, a person can get breast cancer at any time during their life. There are many different types of breast cancer. The types of cancer include lobular carcinomas, ductal carcinomas, inflammatory breast cancer, and Paget’s disease. According to the author, ”The most common type of tumor, called infiltrating ductal carcinoma, is a single, hard, barely movable lump” ("Breast cancer" Britannica School). The many different types are based on where they are located and how serious they…

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  • Essay On Prostatic Cancer

    being larger than the surrounding normal tissues. The tissues therefore competes with the normal tissues for blood supply of oxygen and nutrients, therefore depriving them these essential elements. For this research, I will talk about the Prostatic carcinoma. The prostate gland is a pear shaped gland, part of the internal male reproductive system. It lies below the bladder enclosing within it the prostatic urethra. The gland is encapsulated and held to the bladder by the Denonvilliers…

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  • Lung Cancer And Lung Cancer

    second hand smoke, being exposed to certain toxic, etc. The most common cancer is the non-small cancer about 85% of people get this type. There three subtypes to the non-small cancer Adenocarcinoma, Squamous cell (epidermoid) carcinoma, and Large cell (undifferentiated) carcinoma. Adenocarcinoma grows on the outside of the lung. It is the most common out of the three non-small cell cancer. Adenocarcinoma grows slower then most cancer it is also found in current or former smoker. This cancer is…

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