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  • First Scanning Electron Microscope Case Study

    The first scanning electron microscope (SEM) was invented by Manfred von Ardenne in 1937 (McMullan). However, further development of the SEM was accomplished by Charles Oatley and his colleagues at Cambridge University (McMullan; Egerton 17). He and his colleagues acquired their first images from the SEM in 1951 (Egerton 17). The SEM was developed because if a TEM is utilized, a specimen must be made extremely thin to prevent the electrons from dispersing inside the specimen and so the electrons…

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  • Bladder Cancer Awareness Essay

    Median age at diagnosis is above 65 yrs in men and 71 yrs in women. Urothelial (transitional cell) carcinoma, is the predominant histological type in the USA and Western countries where it accounts for approximately 90-95% of bladder cancers and major risk factors being smoking and occupational exposure (dye, arsenic, aromatic amine, rubber and leather…

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  • Skin Cancer Research Paper

    There are some other rare types of skin cancer • Merkel cell carcinoma • Kaposi’s sarcoma • Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma of the skin • sarcoma Bowen’s disease: Bowen’s disease is sometimes called squamous cell carcinoma in-situ. It’s caused by the abnormal growth of cells in the outer layer of the skin. These cells don’t spread into the deeper layers of the skin. If left no treated, Bowen’s disease may develop into squamous cell carcinoma.(Edyta.S,2011) Causes and risk factors Sun exposure…

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  • Gastro Intestinal Tract Summary

    Introduction: Gastro Intestinal Tract (GIT) is an important site for wide variety of lesions which include congenital, inflammatory, neoplastic conditions. The invention of flexible fiber-optic endoscope is a very good achievement towards the diagnostic field. With the use of this facility direct vision of diseased mucosa and biopsy of mucosal lesions, therapeutic induction and photographic visualization of the lesions are made possible. Aim of the study: Aim of this study is to know the…

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  • Essay On Fibroadenoma

    A tumor in the breast represents the most common complaint for which women consult a physician, referring to their change as a mass or a thickening. Approximately 70% of all breast tumors are benign, while fibroadenomas are considered a second most common benign breast lesion with an incidence of 18-20% (following omnipresent fibrocystic changes in the breast). Fibroadenomas are important as they comprise almost 50% of all breast biopsies (this rate climbs to 75% for biopsies in women younger…

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  • Different Types Of Lung Cancer

    The other types of non-small cell lung cancer that are more well-known are squamous cell carcinoma (also called epidermoid carcinoma), large cell carcinoma, and adenocarcinoma. Squamous cell carcinoma is named for the fact that it begins in squamous cells. Squamous cells are thin, flat scales that look similar to fish scales. Large cell carcinoma is cancer that may begin in several large cell types. Lastly, there is adenocarcinoma, which begins in the cells that line…

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  • Argumentative Essay On Kidney Cancer

    The kidneys are bean shaped organs, the size of fists located below the rib cage. The kidneys filter blood and get rid of waste in the body. Renal cell carcinoma is a disease in which malignant cells form in the lining of tubules of the kidneys, and it is the most common form of kidney cancer in adults. Kidney cancer was first reported in 1613 by Daniel Sennert who made a reference suggesting a tumor was appearing in the kidney. It was recorded in his text Practicae Medicinae in this Sennert…

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  • Skincancer And Skin Cancer

    One of the major cancer cells is basal cell carcinoma. This type of cancer is typically found in areas such as your neck and the face and is sometimes called non melanoma skin cancers. It will appear to look like a pearly or waxy bump, then can change to a flat, flesh colored (or brown) scar-like lesion and are fragile and bleed easily (“”). Basal cell carcinoma usually grows very slowly and often doesn’t show up for many years after an intense…

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  • Carvacrol

    Covered By: Kiauna Pinnock & Weschester Junior Nine researchers in the fields of biochemistry, nanoscience & technology and medical biotechnology from various research institutes and universities came together with an interest in Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC). HCC is one type of the malignant tumors that occur in the liver. It is the fifth most common worldwide and third most common cause of cancer mortality. With that in mind, these nine researcher did some foot work and came across…

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  • Case Study Breast Cancer

    ducts into the surrounding fatty tissue of the breast. IDC is able to metastasize to the lymph nodes through the lymphatic system or other parts of the body through the blood stream. The second most common type of breast cancer is invasive lobular carcinoma (ILC). Approximately 1in 10 invasive breast cancers are diagnosed as ILC, however it is usually more difficult to detect by a mammogram that IDC. ILC differs from IDC in that ILC begins to develop in the cells that line the lobules, milk…

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