Essays Tagged: "Prostate cancer"

"Metastatic Uterine Cancer".

eattlecca.org). The most recent statistics show that for men the most common cancer is lung cancer, prostate cancer, large bowel cancer and bladder cancer. For women the figures are breast cancer, lar ...

(6 pages) 41 0 3.5 Oct/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Prostate Cancer

Prostate Cancer AbstractThis report incorporates the most authoritative and most current scie ... ort incorporates the most authoritative and most current scientific information on the treatment of prostate cancer (PC). It covers three basic and essential categories of information on PC: 1) an int ... ies of information on PC: 1) an introduction and review of PC, anatomy of the urethra, incidence of prostate cancer, and risk factors, 2) detection and treatment methods which are currently employed b ...

(19 pages) 193 0 4.4 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Prostate cancer

Prostate cancer can often be found early by testing the amount of prostate-specific antigen in your ... often be found early by testing the amount of prostate-specific antigen in your blood. Another way prostate cancer is found early is when the doctor performs a rectal exam. Because your prostate glan ... land is just in front of your rectum, the doctor can feel if there is any abnormal hardness in your prostate. These often indicate that there is a cancer. If you have had yearly exam your cancer will ...

(1 pages) 66 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Common risk factors for cancer

s 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 should be ta ... ited to colon, rectal, stomach, breast and kidney which is targeted at the 50 and over generations. Prostate cancer is targeted at the 65 and older generation. Uterine or Endometrial cancer usually oc ...

(1 pages) 57 0 2.3 Aug/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Anatomy:The Male Reproductive System

ctions of muscles in the testes, epididymis, and vasa deferentia. At the same time of emission, the prostate gland and seminal vesicles contract, pouring their secretions into the urethra. The penis i ... can opt for surgery to implant new arteries or nerves in their penis to achieve an erection. Prostate Cancer, it affects an estimated 220,900 men each year, do not let your self be the next vic ...

(5 pages) 50 0 1.5 Sep/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Chapter 12 of physcial education.

recommended for women ages 20 and 39, and breast self exams, recommended for women 20 and older.6. Prostate cancer is detected by rectal exams.7. The ABCD test for melanoma is:A-Asymmetry: is one hal ...

(4 pages) 25 0 5.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Cancer: The Hope, The Dream.

them."( CancerHelp UK pg, 2) Cancers are generally named for where the cancer begins. For example; prostate cancer forms in the prostate. Breast cancer starts in the breast.A large mistake people ten ... gests a link between a high-fat diet and certain cancers, such as cancers of the colon, uterus, and prostate. Being seriously overweight may be linked to breast cancer among older women and to cancers ...

(8 pages) 43 0 3.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Case Study, Dehydration related to multiple medical issues in a Medical Surgical Clinical Setting Nursing 262 Acute Care

tite, and change in bowel habits. He was referred to Internal Medicine and was later diagnosed with prostate cancer and colon cancer with mets. Removal of Prostate in 2005 was successful and chemother ... s admission patient presents with history of right side nephrectomy resulting in pancreatic injury, prostate cancer, Ileus, Pleural Effusion, and Metastatic Colon cancer, patient has a JP drain from l ...

(27 pages) 117 0 4.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Critique: Thank You for Smoking

uce the risk of developing such diseases as Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, endometrial cancer, Prostate cancer, Osteoarthritis and Colon cancer. In addition, Brimelow stated that smoking could re ...

(1 pages) 31 0 2.3 May/2007

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

Prostate Cancer

TOTAL CRYOSURGICAL DESTRUCTION OF THE PROSTATE vs STANDARD CRYOSURGERY vs RADICAL PERINEAL PROSTATECTOMY "" COMPARISON OF EARLY RESULTS Pu ... rpose: To compare the results of treatment of 49 patients who underwent standard cryosurgery of the prostate for the treatment of prostate cancer with 27 patients who had destruction of the urethra du ... of the urethra during or after the cryosurgery either by subsequent TUR or by total freezing of the prostate (total cryosurgery). These results were compared to a group of 83 radical surgery patients ...

(15 pages) 33 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Nursing

s are presented to the reader.Plowden, K. O. (1999). Using the health belief model in understanding prostate cancer in African American men. Abnf Journal, 10, 4.In my research for Keith O. Plowden, au ... 10, 4.In my research for Keith O. Plowden, author of Using the health belief model in understanding prostate cancer in African American men, I could not find any information on his credentials nor his ...

(4 pages) 42 0 1.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Ethics

those already infected (Kirchheimer, 2005). Currently, researchers are developing vaccines against prostate cancer, HIV, melanoma, avian influenza, and diabetes, to name a few (Kirchheimer). Public h ...

(10 pages) 209 1 4.4 Jan/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

My article came out of Men’s Journal and was titled

en’s Journal and was titled “What Can You Do To Live Longer”. It had tips on how to cut your prostate cancer risk, lowering your risk of heart disease preserve your brain, slimming down, stayin ... king to much, and quitting smoking.Eating a lot of vegetables can cut down your risk of getting prostate cancer by releasing antioxidants into the body that can help kill cancerous cells in the bo ...

(3 pages) 10 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Effective Communication

munication. The last five years of my personal life have been really challenging. My father died of prostate cancer and two yeas later my mother was diagnosed with stage 3 bone cancer. Her health is r ...

(6 pages) 114 0 2.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Ethics in the Workplace

n disbelief to find out that the company was bribing urologists to purchase the new Lupron drug for prostate cancer. Durand found the culture at Tap Pharmaceuticals to be in misalignment. In order for ...

(8 pages) 160 0 0.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Leadership and Communication

Health Supplement & Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

A.Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is characterized as the enlargement of prostate in male in middle and older age. The literature and material related to the BPH was not qui ... people (Kristal et. al, 2006).The data for the study was collected from placebo arm participants in prostate cancer prevention trial (PCPT). The testes related to the 5 α-reductase inhibitor and ... related to the 5 α-reductase inhibitor and finasteride were conducted in order to reduce the prostate cancer. The age criterion for the selection of target population was 55 years. The data was ...

(7 pages) 546 0 0.0 Nov/2009

Subjects: Science Essays

William Shockley

l the company in 1960, and in 1968 it would be bought by ITT. William Shockley would die in 1989 of prostate cancer. Over his lifetime he would receive the Comstock prize in physics, the Oliver E. Buc ...

(4 pages) 0 0 0.0 Apr/2012

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering > Electrical Engineering

Pro-apoptotic Effects of Carvacrol on Human Metastatic Prostate Cancer Cell Line, LNCaP

Pro-apoptotic Effects of Carvacrol on Human Metastatic Prostate Cancer Cell Line, LNCaPA THESIS SUBMITTED IN PARTIAL FULFILLMENT OF THE REQUIREMENTS FOR TH ... man cancer cell lines, such as breast cancer, hepatoma, and cervical cancer. However, its effect on prostate cancer cells has not yet been determined. The objective of this research was to investigate ... s to investigate the pro-apoptotic effects of carvacrol on an androgen-sensitive, human, metastatic prostate cancer cell line, LNCaP. In this study, the effect of carvacrol on the pro-apoptotic factor ...

(26 pages) 8 0 0.0 Sep/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

PET scans

n use the natural chemical to find what part of the body is affecting and how bad the condition is. Cancer is a good example of using glucose; glucose in cancerous cells reacts differently then normal ... it looks. PET scans are most commonly used to find information about epilepsy, Alzheimer's disease, cancer, heart disease, or just medical research in general. When it comes to Epilepsy, a PET scan ca ...

(6 pages) 4 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology