Essays Tagged: "Metastasis"

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

or lymphatic system, spreading to form new tumors in other organs. This spread of cancer is called metastasis. Most cancers are named after the organ they form in, for example, cancer in the lungs, i ...

(6 pages) 303 1 4.9 Jun/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Lung Cancer

In lung cancer the normal process is interrupted, I next look at the process of tumor formation and metastasis and the classification of different types of lung cancer.In the UK the various types of l ...

(2 pages) 91 0 4.4 Jan/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Lung Cancer.

umors can break away and enter the bloodstream without difficulty. They go through a process called metastasis, which is cancer traveling from the original tumor to another part of the body forming ad ...

(7 pages) 102 0 4.8 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Treatments of Melanoma

digestive tract, meninges, or lymph nodes. When melanoma spreads to other parts of the body through metastasis, it is called metastatic melanoma.Melanoma can appear on many parts of the body (melanoma ... ement or metastases. The tumor is stage IIIA when it has one to three positive lymph nodes and micrometastasis. It is stage IIIB when it has a tumor of any thickness without ulceration with one to thr ...

(7 pages) 69 1 3.7 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Cancer Cell Metastasis and How Cells Diffuse Into Diverse Parts of the Body

ess that refers to the spread of cancer from its original site to other areas of the body is called metastasis. The unique function of cancer cells is its ability to invade blood vessels and find its ... ell as form an extracellular matrix. Different types of adhesion can function as a critical role in metastasis and tissue invasion. It is thought that cell-to-cell adhesion, which is common in normal ...

(4 pages) 34 0 5.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Breast Cancer

(9 pages) 73 0 4.0 May/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Cancer

ay find themselves in a favorable tissue in which they are able to survive and grow into a tumor, a metastasis. Others may divide only a few times, forming a small nest of cells that then remain dorma ... thers may divide only a few times, forming a small nest of cells that then remain dormant as a micrometastasis. They may remain dormant for many years, only to begin to grow again as recurrent cancer ...

(17 pages) 60 0 3.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Critical Analysis Of Leadership

(1 pages) 596 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Non Infectous Diseases

a pathogen 9. Tumors "" masses of tissue 10. Benign "" noncancerous 11. Malignant "" cancerous 12. Metastasis "" the spread of cancer from the point where it originated to the other parts of the body ...

(1 pages) 8 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Cancer

surrounding tissues may cause symptoms such as jaundice (yellowing the eyes and skin).* Symptoms of metastasis (spreading): enlarged lymph nodes, cough and hemoptysis, hepatomegaly (enlarged liver), b ... ut the propensity of cancers to invade adjacent tissue or to spread to distant sites by microscopic metastasis often limits its effectiveness. The effectiveness of chemotherapy is often limited by tox ...

(3 pages) 24 0 4.6 Mar/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

The Novel Functions of JAK2 in the treatment of MPD

ial for MPD patients. Additionally, since autophagy may be critical in reducing tumor formation and metastasis in MPD patients, the JAK2 inhibitor's effect was tested on Damage Regulated Autophagy Mod ... ;. Autophagy, in the context of cancer, is another mechanism for preventing proliferation and tumor metastasis. Multiple groups have reported that oncogenes act as autophagy suppressors while many tum ...

(21 pages) 6 0 0.0 Apr/2012

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology