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    Pancreatic adenosquamous carcinoma (ASC) is a rare and aggressive tumor that has worse prognosis and higher metastatic potential than pancreatic adenocarcinoma(Kardon, Thompson et al. 2001, Boyd, Benarroch-Gampel et al. 2012). A major hindrance towards development of therapies against pancreatic ASC is that no unique molecular signature has been identified for this class of pancreatic tumors. Although KRAS and TP53 are altered in pancreatic ASC (Brody, Costantino et al. 2009), the same genes are…

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    Organ Allocation Ethics

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    Organ Allocation is a field of bioethics that is always at great debate and consistently being updated in accordance to new information obtained through daily research. The decisions brought forth to those in deciding organizations are expansive and ethically thought-provoking. The list is heavily sided to those in need versus those that give. Ethical treatment of the organs is of the upmost urgency. These are noted as lifesaving elements and should be treated justly and with reverence. Those in…

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    early in their asymptomatic form. These patients sometimes can respond well to treatment and may even be completely cured of lung cancer. ("Can non-small cell lung cancer be found early?") Lung cancers are classified either as a non-small cell lung carcinoma (NSCLC) or as a small cell…

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    CC: Recurrent pneumonia. History of Present Illness: Mr. Cauley is a very pleasant 56-year-old gentleman who has multiple pneumonias over the last year and one prior pneumonia in 2013. He has been hospitalization recently at Portsmouth Regional Hospital for a right-sided pneumonia was treated with antibiotics and he had rapid resolution of his symptoms associated with radiographic resolution. In February of this year, he suffered a similar episode of cough, fevers, and chills, which was…

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    Actinic Keratosis (AK) is a skin disease in which lesions form on the skin due to being over-exposed to ultraviolet light rays. This disease may develop into Squamous Cell Carcinoma (SCC). AK is usually pretty common lesions on the skin that are usually red, brown, or nude colored, rough patches on the skin that has been over-exposed to UV light rays. The more of AK that a person has, the more of a risk the person has of developing melanoma skin cancer. As AK grows and develops, it can become…

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    Epiderma Research Paper

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    05303-4). There are three different types of skin cancer which are basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, and melanoma. Basal cell carcinoma which is the least malignant and most common. It makes 80% of cases and occur in the most sun exposed area. This type of skin cancer occurs in the stratum basal and its cells slowly grow and invade the dermis and hypodermis (Marieb and Hoehn, pg.165). Squamous cell carcinoma evolves from keratinocytes of the stratum spinosum (Marieb and Hoehn,…

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    Outline On Skin Cancer

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    Skin Cancer Unfortunately skin cancer has become more common over the past years. According to the Gale Encyclopedia of Cancer in 2010, “Skin cancers account for as much as 50% of all cases of cancer.” Body image today plays a big part in the rise of skin cancer. The need to be tan caused an increase in self tanning which in turn causes more cases of skin cancer. The Environmental Protection Agency, in 2009, stated that more than 1million people were diagnosed with skin cancer. And It is…

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    The dermis is the second layer of the skin, beneath the epidermis. Skin cancer is an abnormal growth of skin cells and is most often developed on skins that are exposed to the sun. There are three major types of skin cancer: basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, and melanoma. This research will be covering the functions, structures, layers, and diseases of the skin. The skin covers the entire external surface of the human body and serve a variety of purposes. It serves as a protective…

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    NICU Personal Statement

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    The study of medicine has evolved over thousands of years from something of an enigma governed by religious spheres to the highly specialized science of preventing, treating, and curing diseases of the human body. While my interest in becoming a physician did begin with a love of natural sciences, it has, like the study of medicine, evolved into something much larger than topics covered in my general biology courses. I want to work with people on managing their conditions, learn from doctors…

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    I am writing a memo to compare two websites both giving information on nephroblastoma or Wilms Tumor. The websites I choose to compare are Medscape and Mayo Clinic. Advertising and marketing affect us more than we realize. The media, businesses and the internet are constantly evaluating their audience to see what attracts them and what gets their attention. Each company or website has their target audience. This is based on gender, education, age, social class and hobbies to name a few. They…

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