Essays Tagged: "Lung cancer"

Marijuana for medical purposes - pursuasive essay

e is that after smoking it for an extended period of time the majority of the patients will develop lung cancer. That is not so bad for them considering there is no cure for their disease. My stand po ...

(2 pages) 119 1 4.1 Feb/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Ban Smoking

tted either.Smoking has several harmful effects on the body. Cigarettes cause eighty-fivepercent of lung cancer and are responsible for thirty percent of all deaths resulting fromcancer. (Bartecchi, 4 ... nd hand smoke. Aperson living with a spouse who smokes has a thirty percent higher chance of gettinglung cancer. (Bartecchi, 49) Parents who smoke force their children to breathe the fumesevery day. S ...

(3 pages) 207 0 3.9 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Lie, cheat and steal, only for cigarettes

at cigarette can cause. The case does state that the cigarette can cause cancer, emphysema, andalso lung cancer. Even if the reader is illiterate it still shouldn't matter .The information on the boxe ...

(1 pages) 66 0 1.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Cigarettes and Their Destruction of the Brain

ivates mind-altering changes. Smokers are well aware of the long-term risks of their habit: such as lung cancer, heart disease, emphysema, and other deadly illnesses. However, smokers are attracted by ...

(3 pages) 70 1 3.0 Feb/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

three types of outpatient cancer treatments

an 4 million deaths have been reported worldwide, every year. The most fatal cancer in the world is lung cancer, which has grown drastically since the spread of cigarette smoking in growing countries. ... tte smoking in growing countries. Stomach cancer is the second leading form of cancer in men, after lung cancer. Another on the increase, for women, is breast cancer, particularly in China and Japan. ...

(4 pages) 98 1 4.1 Mar/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Breast Cancer Treatments

Only lung cancer kills more women each year in the United States than breast cancer does. The American Ca ...

(5 pages) 153 0 4.1 Feb/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

The hazardous effect of smoking

eC. TarII. The diseases related to smoking cigarettesA. How cigarette smoking effects your health1. Lung Cancer2. Heart Disease3. EmphysemaB. How cigarette smoke effects others1. A pregnant woman unbo ... nningfield 31). Tar is a mixture of several substances that condense into a sticky substance on the lung. Tobacco manufactures have produced a cigarette that is low tar and low nicotine to reduce the ...

(7 pages) 423 1 4.8 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

This is a general essay regarding cancer. The topic was to research and write about cancer.

called metastasis. Most cancers are named after the organ they form in, for example, cancer in the lungs, is referred to as lung cancer.Almost anyone can contract cancer, although there are certain h ... ed States." This statement is still true today as it was in 1982. The most common form of cancer is lung cancer which is most often contracted by smokers or those who are regularly exposed to second-h ...

(6 pages) 303 1 4.9 Jun/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Radon

oxic gas "radon" witch is a great problem in the world causing thousands of deaths every year do to lung cancer noneRadonRadon is a naturally occurring radioactive element that can be found in soil, u ... ver prolonged periods of time to radon decay products has been associated with an increased risk of lung cancer.(3) The EPA describes an elevated concentration as being at or above their suggested gui ...

(6 pages) 82 0 4.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

The disadvantages of smoking

, smoking impacts almost all aspects of a person's health. Smoking causes diseases like asthma, and lung cancer, nearly 85 percent of all cases of lung cancer in the United States are caused by smokin ...

(2 pages) 79 1 3.6 Nov/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Against Smoking This is a persuasive essay and describes many reasons why you wouldn't want to be a smoker.

around them. When I walk downstairs in my own house I walk into a room where smokeattacks me and my lungs. Then I end up having that awful stench follow me everywhere.Smoking doesn't only make people ... ou will have heart disease. Also, cigarettes contain many cancer-causingsubstances, which hits your lungs and will leave you with lung cancer, anotherlife-threatening disease.Along with harming yourse ...

(1 pages) 34336 5 3.9 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Mcabeth by shakespeare. subject under examination is corruption by power

of the most intriguing displays that irony is joke meant for God. The tobacco lobbyist that dies of lung cancer, The gay activist that catches AIDS, and, my favorite of all, the pro-choice advocates t ...

(2 pages) 30 0 3.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Macbeth

Why smoking should be illegal in teenage years.

ture death in Canada. Reducing tobacco usage among youth is the best hopefor long-term reduction in lung cancer."- The Canadian Lung AssociationCertain laws are made to prohibit certain actions. The f ...

(3 pages) 109 2 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

How air pollution can affect an individuals health and the causes of air pollution.

verage, people living in the most polluted cities had about a 12 percent increased risk of dying of lung cancer per year than those in the least polluted cities, the study showed.An NYU environmental ...

(1 pages) 104 0 2.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Should Doctors Have the Right To Refuse Surgery On Patients who smoke and will continue to do so after surgery.

t. If continued over many years of a person's life it can lead to many undesirable effects, such as lung cancer. The surgery smokers may require is very expensive, but in most cases its results are po ... y smokers may require is very expensive, but in most cases its results are potentially life-saving. Lung cancer is poised to take over breast cancer as the leading cause of cancer death in Victorian w ...

(4 pages) 53 1 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Should Smoking Be Banned In Public Places.

ve talked to you smoking was hazardous the health". An announcement was played after he had died in lung cancer, which was caused by smoking. This announcement gave me deeply impression that cigarette ... ion the people have in this issue.Some people think smoking should be banned because it can develop lung cancer. Cigarette contains thousands of different organic chemicals. When people who are smokin ...

(3 pages) 292 2 2.9 Jul/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Tobacco product advertising.

Sociology 100 Course Project - Media Advertisement"SURGEON GENERAL'S WARNING: Smoking Causes Lung Cancer, Heart Disease, Emphysema, And May Complicate Pregnancy." Yes, I'm sure everyone is fami ... at smoking sheds 13 years of life from a man or over 14 years from a woman. Nevermind the fact that lung cancer is the leading cause of death among smokers (Heart Disease Weekly 2002). It just doesn't ...

(6 pages) 138 0 3.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Should Smoking be Permitted in Certain Places?

at", he says, 'prove beyond a shadow of doubt that tobacco smoke significantly increase the risk of lung cancer and other smoking-related diseases in non smokers'" (Phillip 13). Smokers should be allo ... is can ruin people's appetites and also cause a health problem for people with asthma or other such lung diseases. Twenty years ago non-smokers would have to deal with the smoke or leave the restauran ...

(3 pages) 93 1 4.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Walt disney case study.

tter known as The Wonderful World of Disney ran for 29 straight years.-In 1966, Walt Disney died of lung cancer.-In 1971, Roy Disney died and Disney World opened in Orlando.-Roy Disney's son, Roy E., ...

(2 pages) 491 0 1.9 Oct/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

A Smokers Pleasure.

r, along with each of these drags, is the need for another, thus furthering the addiction. As their lungs are filling with carbon monoxide their bloodstream is carrying nicotine throughout their body ... persons risk for many different diseases or health problems, including, but not limited to, stroke, lung cancer, chronic lung disease, heart disease (Deaths Attributable to Cigarette Smoking), and emp ...

(6 pages) 74 1 4.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases