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  • Research Paper On Lungs

    cases occur in those who do not smoke. Genetic factors also can cause lung cancer. Other factors are toxic gases, combustion of some products, some metals and ionizing radiation. Lung cancer has two types: first, small cell lung carcinoma (SCLC) and non-small cell lung carcinoma (NSCLC). Some of the symptoms of lung cancer are coughing ( sometimes coughing blood ), breathing difficulties, pain in the chest, headache and weight loss. The treatment of lung cancer depends on the its type. If the…

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  • The Four Types Of Lung Cancer

    Squamous cell carcinoma is the most common type of lung cancer in men. This cancer forms in the lining of the bronchial tubes. Adenocarcinoma is the most common types of lung cancer in women and nonsmokers. It forms in the mucus-producing glands of the lungs. Bronchioalveolar carcinoma is a rare types of cancer that forms near the lungs’ air sacs. Large-cell undifferentiated carcinoma is a rapid growing cancer that forms near the outer edges or on…

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  • Informative Speech On Cancer

    This is a disease that effects millions of individuals each year, causing their families to suffer as well. There are hundreds of forms of this sickness. It does not attack any specific gender, race, status, body type, age, etc. of person, therefore no one is safe from the illness. This very frightening and treacherous disease is known as cancer. I have chosen cancer for my final project due it hitting very close to home. I have lost many family members to this disease over my lifetime. Even…

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  • Lung Cancer Essay

    Lung Cancer Lung cancer is a malignant neoplasm of the lung tissue characterized by an uncontrolled cell proliferation. It is also referred to as carcinoma of the lung. This neoplasm arises from epithelia of the lungs, bronchi and trachea. Lung cancers can be of epithelial cell origin (carcinoma) or mesothelial cell origin (malignant mesothelioma). Lung cancer begins with inactivation of tumor suppressor genes or with activation of oncogenes. Carcinogens bring about mutation in the genes that…

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  • Hereditary Breast And Ovarian Cancer: A Case Study

    abnormal cells, possibly resulting in a tumor. Cancerous cells are malignant, which means they can invade nearby tissue, and can potentially metastasize and spread to various regions of the body. Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer (HBOC), a carcinoma cancer that arises in the epithelial tissue of the skin or lining of internal organs, is an autosomal dominant disease that can be inherited from either parent and can develop as early as the teens. HBOC may develop if there are multiple cases…

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  • Baker's Yeast Lab Report

    3.1. Green photosynthesis of gold nanoparticles using aqueous extract of Baker’s yeast: One aim of the present study is the development of an improved method for derivatization of metabolites existed in aqueous extract of Baker’s yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae). This procedure facilitates identification of metabolites in Baker’s yeast extract and its utility for the synthesis of nanomaterials. The preparation of trimethylsilylenol ethers of metabolites was performed by treatment of the extract…

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  • Symptoms And Characteristics Of Cancer

    lung cancer, prostate cancer, liver cancer renal cell carcinoma (kidney cancer), oral cancer,brain cancer etc. Classification by tissue types The international standard for the classification and nomenclature of histologies is the International Classification of Diseases for Oncology, Third Edition (ICD-O-3). This classification is based on the ICD-O-3. Based on tissue types cancers may be classified into six major categories: 1. Carcinoma This type of cancer originates from the epithelial layer…

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  • The Ceervix Is The Compost Despression Of The Uterus

    It represents approximately one third of the total uterus size, or approximately 2-5 cm long. Approximately half of it lies above the vagina and half extends into the vagina. The cavity is termed the cervical canal. It is a spindle-shaped and communicates with the cavity of the body through the internal os, and with that of the vagina, through the external os. The endocervix is the mucous membrane lining the cervix. The cells of the cervical lining secrete mucus to provide a lubricated surface…

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  • Response Evaluation Criteria In Solid Tumors

    Background Ovarian cancer (OC) is the seventh most common cancer for women worldwide in 2012(1). In Canada, 17,000 women are living with ovarian cancer, and it is ranked the fifth most common cancer for Canadian Canadian women in 2013(2). According to the recently released surveillance report, 2,700 new cases will be diagnosed in 2014 in Canada?(3). Moreover, it is the most fatal women’s cancer, with the average of 45% 5-year survival rate comparing to 89% of the survival rate for women with…

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  • Fine Needle Aspiration

    However, one case which was misinterpreted as a Fibroadenoma by FNA was later on, diagnosed as a Ductal carcinoma insitu (DCIS) on doing a histopathological examination. The cytological features of the smear comprised a hypercellular smear, sheets of cohesive epithelial cells, branching antler – horn of epithelial, and numerous bipolar nuclei scattered with…

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