Essays Tagged: "Leukemia"

Analysis of "Scared to Death of Dying", Article by Herbert Hendin

cker and without dignity. We can see that this is true in the story of the 30 year-old man that has leukemia. He had a 25 percent chance of survival if he was medically treated; if not he was given a ...

(2 pages) 65 0 4.3 Apr/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Holden, the main caracter in J.D Salinger's "Catcher in the Rye"

ferent side of him. Holden's life has been tough, after loosing his two year old brother Allie from leukemia.. His older brother D.B. was a writer, and a struggling artist. The money he was making was ...

(4 pages) 98 3 1.9 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The responsibilities of haveing children. This covers (although in not much detail) almost all the aspects one should look at before having children and while pregnant.

problems later in life? What will you do if your child is autistic or develops juvenile diabetes or leukemia or is disabled in an accident? If your children don't disappoint you before you are born, y ...

(22 pages) 233 0 4.3 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

This is a novel study report on the book "Something For Joey" by Richard E. Peck. This report takes the basis of a journalist reviewing this book.

ge football player in America, his younger brother Joey, John's younger brother, was suffering from leukemia. Something For Joey the true-life story of John Cappelletti, once a professional football p ... of John Cappelletti, once a professional football player, and his younger brother Joey, a victim of leukemia. Joey is a young child trying to cope with leukemia and has only one hero in the world, his ...

(2 pages) 89 1 4.4 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Hunter in the Dark" by Monica Hughes.

the story would give me a greater appreciation for life, since it focused on a boy's struggle with leukemia, and how he overcame it.Hughes uses theme to weave a well-developed plot by using her uniqu ... to tell him about his sickness for fear of hurting his feelings, and he had to discover that he has leukemia by tracking down his symptoms and treatments at the library. He becomes angry that his pare ...

(2 pages) 33 0 3.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Alternative Medicine: Is it Effective?

?While some medical technicians and doctors search for the cures for such life-altering diseases as leukemia, Alzheimer's disease, diabetes, and asthma, others claim to have derived a safe, effective ...

(6 pages) 396 4 4.3 Jul/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs


ous. I killed her." He was arrested and charged with murder.Waskins' mother had been suffering from leukemia. She had at the most several more days to live. She was, however, in extreme pain and wante ...

(34 pages) 226 0 3.9 Jul/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Euthenasia

What's wrong with Holden Caufield?He has ODD,diagnoses of main character from Catcher in th Rye,by J.D Salinger

d they return the favor. Holden had ayounger brother named Allie but he died when Holden was 13 fromleukemia(Salinger,39).This tragic event was hard for Holden because they were close and he dealt wit ...

(6 pages) 29 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Make-a-Wish Foundation. Report written on the Make a Wish Foundation for Junior Year History

Make a Wish foundation originated in 1980 when a seven-year-old boy named Chris was diagnosed with Leukemia. More than anything in the world, what Chris wanted most before he died was to be a motorcy ... amily's driveway. Sadly, immediately following his earning of this badge, merely two days later the Leukemia worsened. Within three days, the Leukemia has caused the death of the seven year old.Routin ...

(2 pages) 24 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

The following essay will introduce you to pros and cons of drinking.

reases the risk for lung, gastric, pancreatic, colorectal, urinary tract, liver, brain cancers, and leukemia. About 75% of cancers of the esophagus and 50% of cancers of the mouth, and throat are attr ... lcohol syndrome, which can result in mental and growth retardation. There is also a higher risk for leukemia in infants of women who drink any type of alcoholic beverages during pregnancy.From what yo ...

(4 pages) 90 0 4.6 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

HIV and AIDS: Causes and Affects On the Population of Nigeria

h blood. Shortly after his ailments began he quit his job, as his co-workers rumored that David had leukemia. David's health descended further with the hemorrhoids growing into a softball sized crater ...

(12 pages) 169 1 4.8 Feb/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays


rine, immune and/or central nervous systems. Controversial research has found that children develop leukemia three-to-nine times more often when pesticides are used around their homes. Other cancers, ...

(2 pages) 110 0 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Agriculture


Leukemia strikes both sexes of all ages and the causes of most cases are unknown Leukemia is a form ... t begins in the blood -forming cells of the bone marrow, which is the soft inner part of the bones. Leukemia, which literally means "white blood" in Greek occurs when there is an excess of abnormal wh ... s they should. The National Cancer Institute estimates that in 1993, there were 29,000 new cases of leukemia diagnosed, accounting for 2.5% of all new cancer cases that year. Out of the diagnosed case ...

(6 pages) 86 2 4.7 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Writing Assignment for gerontology course. I had to watch the movie "Calendar Girl's" and write a critique about it and tie it in with someone who is over 65 by interviewing them.

about topics such as broccoli. A twist occurs in the movie when Annie Clark's husband John dies of leukemia. Members of the organization wanted to raise money to purchase a piece of furniture in memo ...

(3 pages) 28 1 4.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

temAbout 53,900 Americans will be diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma this year, according to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. It is the fifth most common cancer in the United States. About 289, ...

(10 pages) 38 0 0.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

An analysis of The Catcher in the Rye by JD Salinger.

from a children's book writer into a filmmaker; changing school; and losing his younger brother to leukemia all affected him. The most hateful thing for Holden, that derives from time, is growing up. ...

(4 pages) 33 1 5.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Book report: "The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants" by Ann Brashares

by worked at a shop, and she became friend with a girl named Bailey, who was a bit annoying and had leukemia. Over the summer, she learnt of the importance of life. Bridget went to a soccer camp and h ...

(1 pages) 34 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Holdens Base Ball Mitt Essay- "The Cather in the Rye"

o count on was my little sister Phoebe, and my brother Allie. Allie died a couple of years ago from leukemia. But his memory still lives on in the baseball mitt he left behind. . .My brother Allie was ...

(1 pages) 15 0 3.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American


n from the hips, and processed using standard equipment found in most oncology centers for treating leukemia. The result is a concentrated number of special bone marrow cells, which are then injected ...

(10 pages) 61 0 3.7 Jun/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

Take the book 'A Civil Action' by Jonathan Harr and outline this case. Discuss the problem of people whose health is affected by toxic industrial pollution in obtaining compensation under civil law.

inside. Schlichtmann was representing the families of 12 children, all of whom had died because of leukemia, from a small town called Woburn, Massachusetts. The parents of these children, who all liv ... arents of these children, who all lived within a half mile radius of each other, suspected that the leukemia was a direct result of drinking contaminated water from two city wells. The children fell i ...

(11 pages) 45 0 4.3 Sep/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases