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  • Fine Needle Aspiration

    Utility of Fine Needle Aspiration in Diagnosing Breast lesions among Sudanese Females. A Cyto - Histological correlation. Aghapy E. Siddig, Emmanuel E. Siddig, Ali Edreis, Ahmed H. Fahal. Introduction: Dramatically, Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among women worldwide, and is ranked second only to lung cancer as the leading cause of cancer deaths (Jemal et al., 2009). Although, the incidence of breast cancer in Sub-Saharan African counties is low compared that in developed countries (Pakin et al., 1999), the cancer picture in Sub-Saharan Africa and especially in Sudan is changing. Lately, breast cancer incidence and mortality has been raised. Fine Needle Aspiration (FNA) is one of the important components of ‘triple approach’,…

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  • Invasive Ductal Carcinoma Case Study

    determine a proper treatment plan 1 . This is where ultrasound plays a large and important role to help get a more accurate and closer looks at these areas. Mammogram is also the modality that helps identify the mass or tumor, then ultrasound can be used to get a closer look at what exactly it looks like and the approximate size of the area. By using ultrasound, the sonographer or radiologist can look under the axillary region to look for and identify any axillary lymph nodes. Ultrasound is used…

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  • Mammography Research Paper

    by nearly ⅓ since 1990.” “One in six breast cancers occur in women aged 40-49” “¾ of women diagnosed with breast cancer have no family history of the disease and are not considered high risk.” “Even for women 50+, skipping a mammogram every other year would miss up to 30% of cancers.” “For every 1,000 women who have a screening mammogram, 100 are recalled to get more mammography or ultrasound pictures, 20 are recommended to have a needle biopsy, and 5 are diagnosed with breast cancer.”…

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  • Disadvantages Of Using Mammograms To Diagnose Breast Cancer

    asymptomatic screening mammograms are recommended. (“Mammograms,” 2014, para. 1). After the mammogram a tissue biopsy is the only way to know for certain that the area is cancerous. From the irregular area a sample of tissue is taken to be examined and analyzed under the microscope. (“Biopsy,” 2015, para. 1). There are many advantages and disadvantages to using mammograms to detect and diagnose breast cancer among women. Mammograms are used to help detect breast cancer in the early stages to…

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  • Breast Cancer Synthesis Essay

    the late 1960’s doctors have always recommended them over biopsy because they are more accurate. “ From the beginning mammography has been promoted as a silver bullet in the fight against breast cancer” (Reynolds 1). Just imagine how much more of a problem it would be, if there was no machines to help with the finding of Breast Cancer. Sadly our technology has not advanced to the point to where we can find a cure of Cancer but with the help of machines it can decrease it. “ One study showed…

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  • Ultrasound Vs Digital Images

    way people live, not only in the health industry but in their personal life, too. They allow people to capture memories and share their experiences with others. Digital and diagnostic are two types of images; diagnostic images are used by doctors while digital images are used by most people. The two types of images are created drastically different; digital is made from light whereas ultrasound, a type of diagnostic image, is made from sound. Although digital images have an important purpose,…

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  • Concealed Weaponry Proficiency

    Medical/Lab Weaponry Proficiency The ability to use medical/lab instruments as weapons.Users are able to demonstrate unique aptitude for the way of medical/lab weaponry (sutures, saws, hypodermic needle etc...). The user may also be capable in science/surgical/healing-based abilities as well.Chemical Manipulations.Drug Usage.Medicine Creation.Mutilation.Paralyze opponents with a hypodermic needle with drugs.Slice their enemies with sharp tools.Syringe Proficiency.The power to have innate…

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  • Ordinary People In The Elevator

    suddenly stops working and gets stuck. The time starts to pass and a conversation between them starts to ensue. McLuhan: ...It’s ironic really. The elevator: invented and designed to assist handicapped people, and make travelling between floors more efficient. Instead here we are: stuck in between the 7th and 8th floors, and if we wisely took the stairs we would have already been at our destination. Hall: Is this another rant about “technological determinism”, and how “the medium is the message”…

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  • The Cedar Project Case-Control Study

    practices. To do this, one must analyze previous prevention efforts that target individual level, community level, and structural or policy changes to learn what has been most successful in populations and locations similar to Aboriginal injection drug users (IDUs) in Saskatchewan. These studies are completed in a range of locations and with target populations that are comparable to Aboriginal IDUs in Saskatchewan. To target individuals, one must focus on individual knowledge, beliefs, attitudes…

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  • Muscular Dystrophy Papers

    Muscular dystrophy is genetic disorder that is caused by a mutation in the genes, causing muscle mass to become weaker and degenerated. This is a consequence on the genes with mutation that have a missing protein responsible for muscle health. There are over forty types of muscular dystrophy and each varies in characteristics and severity. Duchenne muscular dystrophy is the most common type and only boys are affected by it. Characteristics can vary depending on the type of muscular dystrophy,…

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