Essays Tagged: "Ovarian cancer"

Ovarian cancer

Of all gynecologic malignancies, ovarian cancer continues to have thehighest mortality and is the most difficult to diagnose. In the ... thehighest mortality and is the most difficult to diagnose. In the United Statesfemale population, ovarian cancer ranks fifth in absolute mortality amongcancer related deaths (13,000/yr). In most rep ... to 70% of patientswhich further complicates treatment of the disease (Barber, 3).Early detection in ovarian cancer is hampered by the lack of appropriatetumor markers and clinically, most patients fai ...

(16 pages) 201 0 4.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Business and econ.

ogical and biological amplified by social. Examples of completely biological diseases would include ovarian cancer, osteoporosis, breast cancer, and cervical cancer for women and prostrate cancer and ... sex due to specific biological factors such as only women having ovaries therefore are able to have ovarian cancer whereas men have no ovaries and cannot get ovarian cancer. The other class of gender ...

(3 pages) 39 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

The Murder of Jon Benet Ramsey The Forensic Science Evidence on the case of Jon Benet Ramsey

ribed their lives as "happy" before the incident. They dad just celebrated that Patsy was safe from ovarian cancer and the fact that John was voted "businessman of the year". It seemed like the perfec ...

(5 pages) 92 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays

Wit: Life Altering Conditions

affairs. We learn along with the main character, Vivian Bearing, that she has a destructive form of ovarian cancer, and like all forms of cancer, there is no for sure cure. She is presented with the c ...

(6 pages) 55 0 2.7 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Common risk factors for cancer

ype of cancers which include but are not limited to testicular, colon, breast (although very rare), ovarian, and prostate. If there is a history of these types of cancers in the family all precautions ... usually occurs after age 55 but has been seen as young as 14 in women. Pancreatic cancer in men and ovarian cancer is most seen in women over 60; and oral cancer after age 40 and is most dominant with ...

(1 pages) 57 0 2.3 Aug/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

A Legal Analysis of Genetic Screening

found in specific racial or gender groups for example, sickle cell anemia for African Americans or ovarian cancer for women. As a proponent of genetic testing, the employer will benefit substantially ...

(8 pages) 101 0 0.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

An essay on Margaret Edson's play, "Wit" about Vivian Bearing dealing with her treatment of cancer.

do not resuscitate (DNR) orders.Vivian is part of a clinical trial for a new drug regimen to fight ovarian cancer. She is a subject of research for the doctors who attend her and is urged by her doct ... ce in her fearsome intellect, Vivian assumes that her mental prowess alone will allow her to master ovarian cancer, just as she has spent 30 years mastering the 17th-century metaphysical poets.McLane ...

(4 pages) 94 0 4.3 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Early Detection Testing Required for Ovarian Cancer Patients

AbstractIn the United States, ovarian cancer is the fourth leading cause of cancer death among women. The silent killer as the dis ... e test is not proven to be a reliable indicator of the disease.Early Detection Testing Required for Ovarian Cancer PatientsIntroductionA diagnosis of ovarian cancer is a crisis for any woman. Ovarian ... omen jump to conclusions with the statistical reports trying to figure out their chances of getting ovarian cancer or of surviving ovarian cancer. It is important to remember that statistics show what ...

(7 pages) 54 1 0.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

JonBenet Ramsey

ribed their lives as "happy" before the incident. They dad just celebrated that Patsy was safe from ovarian cancer and the fact that John was voted "businessman of the year". It seemed like the perfec ...

(5 pages) 18 0 0.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

WIT

strates Vivian Bearing, an English professor of Seventeenth Century Poetry, diagnosed with terminal ovarian cancer, with little time to live. In her lonely journey towards death, Vivian discovered her ...

(3 pages) 477 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Abortion. I had to write a paper on the controversial subject of pro-life or pro-choice.

ave been many reports of health risk factors including increase in likelihood for breast cancer and ovarian cancer. But I could not find any medical information to back it up. It is said the most comm ...

(2 pages) 21 2 4.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays