Familial adenomatous polyposis

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  • Indigestion And Dyspepsia Case Study

    When a group of patients diagnosed with Familial Adenomatous Polyposis (FAP), an inherited form of precancerous polyps that afflicts the lower bowel were given curcumin and quercetin over a 6 month period. The number of polyps in the colon dropped by a 60%; the number of polyps that ceased to grow also dropped by 51%, on…

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  • Case Study Praluent

    For patients with high cholesterol, Praluent, also known by its generic name, alirocumab, is the new FDA approved drug that is effective at improving liver function to lower bad cholesterol (Goldschmidt). Unlike other available medication in the market, Praluent is a completely new class of drug that enhance the lives of many individuals and provides an alternative method for treating cholesterol that will appeal to patients who do not see results from their current medication or experience…

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  • Essay On Colorectal Cancer

    cells in the inner lining of the colon or rectum. The colon and rectum, also known as the large intestine, are parts of the digestive system. The primary function of the large intestine is to absorb water and excrete solid waste. The wall of the colon and rectum is composed of several layers. Colorectal cancer begins in the innermost layer of the wall (the mucosa) and can spread outward into the other layers and beyond. The stage, or extent, of the disease (see later) depends on how far the…

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  • Personal Narrative: F. A. P As A Genetic Disease

    Life has thrown many curveballs at me. The most difficult situation to infiltrate my life was finding out that my family has an inherited genetic disease called F.A.P (Familial Adenomatous Polyposis). It is also “classified” as a genetic mutation. F.A.P is a disorder characterized by cancer in the large intestine. People with this disease can have from hundreds to thousands of polyps in their small intestine or stomach; however, this disease mainly affects the large intestine. These polyps grow…

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  • Colon Cancer Research Paper

    takes about 8-10 years to even notice something is wrong. The common symptoms include, diarrhea or constipation or change in the consistency of your stool which could potentially lasts longer than four weeks. Another symptom of colon cancer rectal bleeding and bleeding in the stool. Also abdominal discomfort such as cramps, gas and or pain. When it comes to the DNA makeup of this disease, it is genetic. About 5 to 10% of colon cancer is genetic. There are four major types of hereditary colon…

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  • Colorectal Cancer Essay

    known as the adenoma-carcinoma sequence. In this sequence, mutation in the APC tumour suppressor gene produces functional problems in the WNT signaling pathway, intercellular adhesion, cytoskeleton stabilization, cell cycle regulation and apoptosis (Louis, Hold, & Flint, 2014). Pathologically, APC tumour suppressor gene mutation encourages the growth of the mutated cell. However, malignancy of the initial growth only occurs when genes such as KRARS, PIK3CA, SMAD, TP53, CTNNB1 and BRAF become…

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  • Gastric Polyps Research Paper

    Gastric Polyps A gastric polyp, also called a stomach polyp, is a growth on the lining of the stomach. Most polyps are not dangerous, but some can be harmful because of their size, location, or type. Polyps that can become harmful include: Large polyps. These can turn into sores (ulcers). Polyps that cause a blockage. A kind of polyp called an adenoma. This type of polyp can become cancerous. CAUSES Gastric polyps form when the lining of the stomach gets inflamed or damaged.…

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  • Gastrointestinal Cancer: A Case Study

    overweight can increase the chances of developing Colon cancer as well. There are some lifestyle choices that can affect the risk of developing Colon Cancer. For example, diets high in red and processed meats, cooking meats at high temperatures creates chemicals linked to colon cancer, lack of physical activity, smoking, and heavy alcohol use. People with type II diabetes may also have an increased risk of developing colon cancer as well as people with an history of inflammatory bowel disease…

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  • Celecoxib Research Paper

    1. INTRODUCTION 1.1 GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS OF CELECOXIB Celecoxib is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug, which was the first COX-2 inhibitor approved by the FDA. It is mainly used for the treatment of osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and familial adenomatous polyposis. Celecoxib was primarily designed to decrease the risk of adverse gastrointestinal effects, but several reports of cardiovascular events expressed concerns about its use. Celecoxib has a moderate absorption rate, and…

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  • Gastrointestinal Cancer

    2001). For instance, diets high in red and processed meats and cooking meats at high temperatures creates chemicals linked to colon cancer. Lack of physical activity, smoking, and heavy alcohol use also correspond with colon cancer. (Cancer Treatment Centers of America, 2001). People with type II diabetes may also have an increased risk of developing colon cancer as well as people with an history of inflammatory bowel disease (Cancer Treatment Centers of America, 2001). Additionally, inheriting…

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