Essays Tagged: "Cervical cancer"

Lesbian Health

atex gloves.Lesbians do experience a lower incidence of pelvic infections, ectopic pregnancies, and cervical cancer. However, women who have never been pregnant have a higher risk of breast cancer, an ... ng technique as a discreet reminder of a client's sexual orientation.Almost 5,000 U.S. women die of cervical cancer annually, and virtually all of these deaths could be prevented by routine PAP smears ...

(5 pages) 164 5 5.0 May/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

Abortion persuasive essay: neither pro nor con, however gives the facts about the physical effects of abortion to mother that may lead one to think twice about abortions

and infection. Illegal abortions are the highest form of maternal fatality.You can develop breast, cervical, ovarian and liver cancer from having abortion. The risk of breast cancer almost doubles af ... r one abortion, and rises even further with two or more. Women with one abortion face a 2.3 risk of cervical cancer, compared to non-aborted women, and women with two or more abortions face a 4.92 rel ...

(2 pages) 273 0 3.9 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

The facts about cervical cancer

What are the risk factors of Cervical Cancer?Every year there is an increase in the amount of women who develop the disease cervi ... ke many years to develop. Changes occur in the cells of the cervix. These abnormal cells are called cervical intra-epithelial neoplasia (CIN) also known as dysplasia. They have the potential to develo ... virus infection human papillomavirus (HPV) they are a group of small DNA viruses that cause warts, cervical cancer and other anogenital cancers. Usually your immune system gets rid of the virus witho ...

(6 pages) 67 0 2.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Cancer risks and how to minimise them

Smoking causes many types of cancers, such as lung cancer, cervical cancer and bladder cancer. Therefore to prevent yourself from getting cancer, you should no ...

(2 pages) 85 4 3.9 Sep/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Cervical Cancer

cervix. The name given to these abnormal cells, which are not cancerous but may lead to cancer, is cervical intra-epithelial neoplasia (CIN). Some doctors call these changes precancerous, meaning tha ... virus infection human papillomavirus (HPV) they are a group of small DNA viruses that cause warts, cervical cancer and other anogenital cancers. Usually your immune system gets rid of the virus witho ...

(2 pages) 23 0 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Cervical Cancer

What is cervical cancer? Are there tests you can get to determine if you have it, or do you show symptoms th ... graphs will explain these points and more. After reading this, you will know the different signs of cervical cancer, tests that can be done, treatment, and other important information. Cervical cancer ... n some women may be important in the enjoyment of sex.Most women won't show any serious symptoms of cervical cancer, but abnormal bleeding during or after sex, and during the menstrual cycle may be a ...

(3 pages) 31 0 3.7 Apr/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Investigation of an Infectious Diease: AIDS

ses, fungus and parasites. The also have greater risk of developing cancers such as Kaposi sarcoma, cervical cancer and lymphomas (cancer of the immune system) Additionally, they can get systemic symp ...

(1 pages) 414 0 2.5 Jun/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Human Papilloma Virus

ften misunderstood. Recent scientific advances have established that certain types of HPV can cause cervical cancer.(ASHA 2006). Approximately 5.5 million new cases of sexually transmitted HPV occur i ... for treating symptoms of HPV infection in the U.S.are estimated at $1.6 billion and the cost of the cervical cancer screening program is $5 billion.(ASHA2006). In addition to cervical cancer, anal and ...

(2 pages) 56 0 3.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Persuasive Essay

ets certain sexually transmitted strains of human papillomavirus associated with the development of cervical cancer and genital warts. Two HPV vaccines are currently on the market: Gardasil and Cervar ... commended for girls ages 11-26, who have never been sexually active. The HPV vaccine does not treat cervical cancer, it may prevent cancer. Some states are considering making the HPV vaccination a req ...

(3 pages) 107 2 4.2 Oct/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Untitled

these include: cancer, hair loss, wrinkles, buerger's disease, psoriasis, heart illness, impotence, cervical cancer, ulcers, discoloration of teeth and fingers, osteoporosis, hearing loss, etc All of ...

(2 pages) 3 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Summary Of STD's

although very common can also be very deadly especially for women. Many of these deceases can cause cervical cancer in women. Many of these decease's can go unnoticed for many years before any side ef ...

(1 pages) 629 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Oscar De La Hoya

although very common can also be very deadly especially for women. Many of these deceases can cause cervical cancer in women. Many of these decease?s can go unnoticed for many years before any side ef ...

(1 pages) 450 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Cervical Cancer: An Oncologic Internet Search

Researching cervical cancer via the internet offers many sites available. Determining the validity of each sire ... to eliminating cancer.The Everyday Health site provides information on the HPV virus as a cause of cervical cancer, however, the American Cancer Society not only mentions the HPV virus, it also teach ... ease process, treatment and prevention. Their site provides a multitude of treatment modalities for Cervical Cancer patients. Treatments include radiation, chemotherapy and surgery. The Everyday Healt ...

(2 pages) 10 0 5.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Reflective essay about the issue of cervical screening testing in people who have a learning disability

The information leaflet that I have produced is on the promotion of cervical screening amongst women with a learning disability. I chose this topic because I was visiti ... y. I chose this topic because I was visiting a client when the post arrived with an invitation to a cervical screening appointment; this was immediately dismissed by both the client and the carer. It ... bility are dismissing these appointments and why? Annually there are approximately 300 new cases of cervical cancer, resulting in an average of 100 deaths per year (Information Services Division 2007a ...

(8 pages) 58 0 4.0 May/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Nobel Prize

He had a special interest in virus-induced malignancies. He showed the role of papilloma viruses in cervical cancer and discovered a larger number of novel viruses types. Through his discoveries he re ... s into tumor growth."(Hausen, 34) He became skeptical about claims that herpes simplex virus caused cervical cancer, which was sexually transmitted. The state of biology before the work s that no one ...

(3 pages) 12 0 0.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Should The Gardasil Vaccine Be Required Before Girls Start High School?

should be given to girls before they start high school. these vaccines have the potential to reduce cervical cancer deaths around the world by as much as two-thirds, if all women were to take the vacc ... ny symptoms of infection or any visible warts" These include 2 types that cause about 70 percent of cervical cancer and 2 types that cause about 90 percent of genital warts. HPV vaccine can prevent mo ...

(9 pages) 25 1 4.3 Jun/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

The Effect of Public Health Efforts on the Incidence and Mortality Rates of Cervical Cancer

incredibly effective in its efforts to reduce cancer of the uterine cervix. However the decline of cervical cancer has reached a plateau; the rapid decline of the incidence and mortality rate of cerv ... be unreached by screening programs. Current screening techniques often fail to detect all types of cervical cancer effectively. In addition, current screening techniques also fail to detect the precu ...

(5 pages) 21 0 3.7 Jan/2010

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

"Don't Abstain From the Truth"

health advantages…because they are less likely to get an STD…[and] become infertile or develop cervical cancer. (Planned) This sounds great; women can be healthier because of Abstinence! Not on ...

(6 pages) 29 0 0.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Oral Cancer

acts). Oral cancer has a higher death rate than that of cancers that are heard about often, such as cervical cancer, cancer of the testes, laryngeal cancer, skin cancer, or Hodgkin's lymphoma. Oral ca ...

(12 pages) 0 0 0.0 Oct/2011

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

Margaret Sanger: Womens Activist for Reproductive Health

health was ultimately driven by the death of her mother, due to tuberculosis and complications with cervical cancer. (PBS.ORG)In the years following Anne Higgins death, Sanger pursued a nursing career ...

(5 pages) 0 0 0.0 Apr/2013

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies