Ovarian cancer

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  • Personal Narrative: Ovarian Cancer

    After all of these tests and doctor visits, I was diagnosed with stage one ovarian cancer. A granulosa cell tumor was found on my right ovary. It was pretty rare considering less than five out of one hundred ovarian cancer patients have a tumor like that. It was astonishing that a sixteen year old, with no previous ovarian cancer occurrences in her family, was diagnosed with the cancer. The average age for an ovarian cancer occurrence is sixty three years old. My doctors concluded that the best way to rid my body of this disease was surgery. The whole ovary needed to be removed, along with the mass. After the operation, my doctor told us that he had also removed my appendix because the tumor had started growing into it because it was quite…

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  • Ovarian Cancer Assignment

    CANCER RESEARCH ASSIGNMENT OVARIAN CANCER SECTION A Ovarian cancer grows in the cells which make up the ovaries; the ovary, fallopian tube, and uterus. These cells are part of the female reproductive system, and are essential in the fertilization of eggs to create a fetus (Ovarian Cancer Alliance, 2014). Cancer is caused by abnormal cells which grow and spread rapidly to other areas of the body through the bloodstream (metastasis). These cells can form a tumor and follow the process of…

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  • Informative Speech On Ovarian Cancer

    Specific purpose: To inform my audience about the ways Ovarian cancer affects women Central idea: What is Ovarian Cancer? Introduction I. I Believe I need to bring this to your attention because it is a serious topic. II. Ovarian cancer is a cancer that begins in the ovaries and can spread to stomach or pelvis. III. I chose this topic because I personally know someone who had ovarian cancer and I have had problems with my ovaries and it always interested me to know what ovarian cancer really…

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  • Ovarian Cancer Case Study

    to make it efficiency. This could be an example for building awareness about ovarian cancer although this has not become the serious issue in the world, it need time and people’s attention to build this up. Instead of immediate information about missing children, an App could be a better way to express the ovarian cancer. The App should contain what is ovarian cancer and how serious it would be. ovarian cancer is dangerous to every signal and this would be specifically represent in the app and…

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  • Hereditary Breast And Ovarian Cancer: A Case Study

    Cancer refers to several diseases that the involve uncontrolled growth of mutated cells in the body. Normally, cells grow and divide based on signals and the body’s needs, and new cells replace old or damaged cells. However, cancer is able to develop when cell signaling is interrupted. The old cells stop dying and instead form new 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…

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  • Dermoid Ovarian Cyst Case Study

    Dermoid ovarian cysts, or mature cystic teratomas, are a nonfunctional type of cyst that forms on the ovary. This type of cyst is the most common type of germ cell tumor (Mo et al. 2013). This disease was of interest to me because I have had an ovarian cyst before, although mine was a different type, I had similar complications that normally follow a dermoid ovarian cyst. Causes of the disease and symptoms Dermoid ovarian cysts develop when totipotent germ cells become over stimulated in women…

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  • Female Reproductive System: A Case Study

    progesterone. Normally in the body, the ovary will grow new cells and the old cell will die. However, if the cells are growing out of control within the body it will cause an overgrowth. The overgrowth of the abnormal cells can be consider or call a tumor. The tumor in the ovary can lead to ovarian cancer, which is overgrowth of cells that are benign or malignant. There are also different types of ovarian cancers, which are classified according to the cell from where they start. The cancerous…

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  • Of Mice And Men: A Short Story

    faceless person in the room, spoke up and explained that the surgeon started with a half-inch incision and scope, but he couldn’t find the afflicted appendix. Rather than taking the extra precaution and doing an MRI to find the appendix, he cut me open, giving me a seven-inch scar, and looked for it, well, manually. They not only discovered that there was nothing wrong with my appendix, but it was on the wrong side of my body, which apparently only occurs once in a surgeon’s profession. While…

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  • Ultrasound Vs Digital Images

    because they did not know what it looked like. Now, sonographers can learn about this information and if there even is a cyst. The use of ultrasound picture can tell the sonographer if the person has a cyst on their ovaries, breast, and several other parts of the body. Cysts are sometimes identified from other diagnostic images such as X-rays, CT Scans, or MRI depend on the presumed location of the cyst. Anyhow, ovarian cyst are usually not dangerous but if the cyst remains on the ovary or if it…

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  • Blc Cancer Research Paper

    Krystal Headen Professor Kaitlin Sidorsky Poli 201 1 December 2015 BLOC Cancer The breast cancer, lung cancer, ovarian cancer, and colon cancer (BLOC) interest group was formed in September 2012 as an effective organization. It began when the founder, Krystal Headen was unfortunately informed that some of her friends and family members had been diagnosed with (remove either) breast cancer, lung cancer, ovarian cancer, colon cancer, or the Kahler’s disease. Krystal spent several months building…

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