Pancreatic cancer

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  • Chemotherapy Case Study Essay

    male with no previous significant past medical history, he presented with epigastric pain, weight loss and lethargy. After multiple investigations including CT chest abdomen pelvis, MRCP, ERCP, he was diagnosed with locally advanced pancreatic cancer T4N1M0, the pancreatic mass was encasing the superior mesenteric artery (SMA), his case was discussed at the gastroenterology MDT. In view of the patient’s good performance status(PS), the initial management was for induction chemotherapy with…

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  • Disease Screening Essay

    edu/Encyclopedia/Content.aspx?ContentTypeID=85&ContentID=P00965). Screening has been implemented for several cancers in the United States over the past few decades. For example, the colonoscopy for colorectal cancer and the mammogram for breast cancer. There is some controversy if the said screenings are responsible for the resulting decline in deaths from these specific cancers. Many cancers, including pancreatic cancer, have a better survival rate when able to be detected early (Poruk, Firpo,…

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  • Pancreatic Adenosquamous Carcinoma Case Study 1

    Pancreatic adenosquamous carcinoma (ASC) is a rare and aggressive tumor that has worse prognosis and higher metastatic potential than pancreatic adenocarcinoma(Kardon, Thompson et al. 2001, Boyd, Benarroch-Gampel et al. 2012). A major hindrance towards development of therapies against pancreatic ASC is that no unique molecular signature has been identified for this class of pancreatic tumors. Although KRAS and TP53 are altered in pancreatic ASC (Brody, Costantino et al. 2009), the same genes are…

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  • Cultural Influence On Breast Cancer

    cultural variation in breast cancer experience between the Western and the Eastern cultures let women respond differently. In the Western countries, there is a high level of breast cancer awareness and uptake preventive and screening measurements lead to…

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  • Kaempferol Research Paper

    suggest that consuming kaempferol may reduce the risk of various cancers, and it is currently under consideration as a possible cancer treatment. Epidemiological studies have revealed Kaempferol as a natural polyphenol belonging to the group of flavonoids. Epidemiological studies have found a positive association between the consumption of foods containing Kaempferol and a reduced risk of developing several disorders such as cancer and cardiovascular diseases. Insilico anticancer study of…

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  • Overeating And Cancer

    The Connection Between Overeating and Cancer Food and nutrients are a necessity to live and thrive. However, consuming too much for this necessity can initiate a deadly chain reaction. Obesity is a disease stemming from various influences, such as the variety of food consumed and socioeconomic influences, but an important influence of this epidemic is overeating.9-12 Additionally, obesity is an epidemic impacting nearly 2 in 3 people within the United State population.1,2 Obesity as a disease…

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  • Thymoquinone: The Cause Of Cancer

    could thymoquinone become the cure to cancer? Thymoquinone has a similar chemical make to glucose and cellulose. Its chemical makeup is C10H12O2.…

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  • The Last Lecture Randy Pausch Analysis

    Randy Pausch, an American professor at Carnegie Mellon University who was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, gave an inspiring last lecture full of life lessons and ways to look at life in a positive way with just months left to live. Randy knew he was going to die, but he also knew that he had a message that many people needed to hear; he changed lives just before his ended. The concept that people are more important than objects is used constantly throughout the book, from winning the parent…

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  • Coenzyme Q10 Research Paper

    Benefits of Coenzyme Q10 for patients Coenzyme Q10 is a naturally occurring substance in the body that is essential for energy production and regulation, as well as helping to maintain sufficient acid balance of cells. As Vitamin E is a fat soluble antioxidant that protects against oxidation of the body tissue and prevents free radical damage to cells and organs. But coenzyme Q10 can be synthesized by the body and found in some foods, some patients may need to take coenzyme Q10 supplements.…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Day At The Annual Relay For Life

    for Life. The event helped raise money for the American Cancer Society to research the causes and treatments for cancer patients. People from all over Orlando gathered to help stop this disease. The event ran from 6 p.m. Friday to 8 a.m. Saturday and included 879 attendees. Rachael Van Dusen, a senior nursing student said, “Personally my father has had skin cancer, my grandmother had lung cancer, and I’ve had an aunt with brain cancer. So for me, it’s family that I’m here for. They drive…

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