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  • Gallbladder Case Study

    Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is a primary malignancy of the liver and occurs predominantly in patients with underlying chronic liver disease and cirrhosis. Patients who develop hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) usually have no symptoms other than those related to their chronic liver disease. Suspicion for HCC should be heightened in patients with previously compensated…

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  • Ethmoid Bone Injury Case Study

    Case #2 is from a site in in Oakley, California, formally entitled CA-CCO-138, Hotchkiss site. Remains and materials from the excavation are now being held at the Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology at UC Berkeley. This case depicts a male (Phenice: 1969). It is possible the individual is anywhere between the ages of 19-34 years old based on the phasing of his pubic symphysis (Phase II, 19-34, Brooks and Suchey: 1990) and the phasing of the auricular surface (Phase II-III 25-34, Lovejoy et.…

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  • Tanning Bed Persuasive Speech

    minutes, burn myself look like a tomato and dint look tan at all. (pathos) II. Tanning beds exposed you to skin cancer. A. Several types of skin cancer. a) Melanoma is the deadliest type of skin cancer based on the CDC. b) Basel cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma. B. According to the FDA women who use tanning beds more than once a month are 55% more likely to develop melanoma. (Logos) III. The alternative to tanning beds. A. There are several methods for tanning without a bed or sun, a…

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  • Causes And Symptoms Of Breast Cancer

    The World Health Organization (2016) has defined cancer as a term used to describe a large group of diseases which may affect any body parts including the brain, lung, bone, lymph node, and liver. By nature, our body controls the creation, growth, and death of cells. Cancer begins when cells do not die in a normal state (Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc. , 2016) and when the abnormal cells are created rapidly and divide in an uncontrolled way. These excess cells then grow and form a…

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  • Urologist Research Paper

    Once suspected of having bladder cancer, the patient will be referred to a urologist, a doctor that specializes in treating urinary tract diseases and conditions. At times, the patient will also need the services of an oncologist, a doctor that specializes in treating cancer. What to Look for in a Urologist Urologists specialize in the medical and surgical aspect of male reproductive system and the urinary tract of both sexes. This wide field is further divided into 7 subspecialty areas that…

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  • Henrietta Lacks Report

    Until she receives the lab result which said ‘Epidermoid carcinoma of the cervix, Stage I’” (27). Richard Wesley Telinde was a top cervical cancer expert in the country he is well known for this clinical gynecology text books which are still used after sixty years later. Telinde had come on with a theory about cervical cancer that if he was correct he would be able to save the lives of many women. There two types of cancer invasive carcinomas and noninvasive.In 1941…

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  • Cabozantinib Model Analysis

    Introduction Cabozantinib, developed by Exelis Inc. as initially XL185, was first FDA approved in 2012 under the brand name CometriqTM. There are two formulations of cabozantinib in which CometriqTM is an oral capsule and has the clinical advantage of a quicker delivery time in comparison to its tablet form (CabometyxTM). Bioequivalence for the formulations are not the same, a 19% higher Cmax for the tablet form, and should not be used interchangeably. The current essay will focus on the drug…

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  • Lung Cancer Research Paper

    Lung cancer is the leading cancer killer amongst both men and women in the United States. It surpassed breast cancer as the leading cancer killer of women in 1987. Cancer is a disease caused by an uncontrolled division of abnormal cells in the human body. Lungs are a pair of organs that are stored inside the rib cage. Inside the lung is where the oxygen you inhale is stored. Lung cancer is a form of cancer that develops in a person’s lungs, the organs necessary for breathing ( Sheen, p.11 ). It…

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  • PSA Screening And Prostate Cancer Research

    There are many types of cancers in the world. Each and every one of them have their own origin. For example, reproductive cancers which can be in both male and female In men there are multiple types of reproductive cancers. One of them is known as Prostate Cancer, which is located in the prostate and is a small walnut-shape that produces seminal fluid that nourishes and transports sperm according to Fig.1 (Mayo Foundation,2015). It is a common cancer in men and can develop in three different…

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  • Liver Cancer Essay

    certain proteins that for blood plasma, cholesterol, and storage of glucose and releasing when the body needs it. All of these functions can be distrusted when the liver cells are effected which leads to liver cancer, also known as hepatocellular carcinoma is a cancer that grows in the liver cells. These cells are malignant, and abnormal growth of liver cancer. Also liver cancer is the sixth most common cancer, and the third most common cause of cancer related deaths worldwide. The risk factors…

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