Essays Tagged: "Squamous-cell carcinoma"

Skin Cancer

sk of skin cancer by as much as 50% (1., p 4).There are three main types of skin cancer: basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, and malignant melanoma. Basal cell carcinoma usually imposes its ... g the cancer area, it usually does not spread to other areas of the body (9., pp 2-3).Squamous cell carcinoma growths also appear most frequently on areas of the body that have been exposed to the sun ...

(6 pages) 132 0 4.6 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Lung Cancer

sually spreads to different parts of thebody more slowly than small cell lung cancer. Squamous cell carcinoma, adenocarcinoma, and large cellcarcinoma are three types of non-small cell lung cancer. Sm ...

(4 pages) 87 0 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Skin Cancer

Basal Cell CarcinomaBasal cell carcinoma is the most common form of skin cancer, and any cancer as well. It aff ... on form of skin cancer, and any cancer as well. It affects 800,000 Americans every year. Basal cell carcinoma is often referred to as BCC.BCC is caused mostly by exposure to sunlight. The head, face, ... scar-like area, which is white, yellow or waxy, and often has poorly defined borders.Squamous Cell CarcinomaThis is the second most common skin cancer, after BCC, and it affects more than 200,000 Ame ...

(3 pages) 48 1 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The Benefits of Tanning

ncer, and all caused, at least partially, by ultraviolet radiation. The first two types, basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma, are treatable and usually non-life threatening. The third and ...

(9 pages) 57 1 5.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Transitional cell carcinoma of the bladder. causes, treatment, staging, metabolism, extracellular matrix's role, angiogenesis, cell cycle, gene regulation, tumor suppressor genes, and oncogenes

ar under a microscope (2). The four main types of cancers that affect the bladder are:1. urothelial carcinoma or transitional cell carcinoma (TCC)2. squamous cell carcinoma3. adenocarcinoma and4. smal ... , the ureters and the urethra. Urothelial cells line the bladder and urothelial (transitional cell) carcinoma is the most frequent form of bladder cancer (2). Only about 4 percent of bladder cancers a ...

(29 pages) 53 0 1.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Lung Cancer.

all cell lung cancer. There are three main kinds of non-small cell lung cancer. First Squamous cell carcinoma is the most common type of lung cancer in men. Second Adenocarcinoma is the most common ty ... ocarcinoma is the most common type of lung cancer in people who have never smoked. Third Large cell carcinomas are a group of cancers with large, abnormal-looking cells. The Second type of lung cancer ...

(2 pages) 33 1 5.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Lung Cancer.

to come up in different parts of the lung. Each type differs in behavior and characteristics. Adenocarcinomas, Squamous cell carcinoma, Small-cell carcinoma, and large-cell carcinomas are the types o ... ted on the outer ends of the lungs and under the inside layer of the bronchial tubes. Squamous cell carcinoma is a lung cancer that begins toward the central part of the lung in the bronchial tubes. S ...

(2 pages) 54 0 3.8 Dec/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Lung Cancer.

spread throughout the body starting from the lung. The six kinds of lung cancers are squamous cell carcinoma, adenocarcinomas, bronchioloal- veolar carcinoma, small-cell undifferentiated carcinoma, l ... ell undifferentiated carcinoma, large-cell carcinoma, and other rare types of cancer. Squamous cell carcinoma usually starts near the bronchial tubes, and then spreads out. Adenocarcinomasa originate ...

(2 pages) 54 1 3.5 Jan/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Can Asprin Help Reduce the Risk of Lung Cancer?

to come up in different parts of the lung. Each type differs in behavior and characteristics. Adenocarcinomas, Squamous cell carcinoma, Small-cell carcinoma, and large-cell carcinomas are the types o ... ted on the outer ends of the lungs and under the inside layer of the bronchial tubes. Squamous cell carcinoma is a lung cancer that begins toward the central part of the lung in the bronchial tubes. S ...

(3 pages) 18 0 5.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Skin cancer

a physician or other healthcare professionals. There are three main types of skin cancer basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, and malignant melanoma. Basal cell carcinoma as melanin. Melanom ... a cancer) usually appears as a small, fleshy bump or nodule on the head, neck, or hands. Basal cell carcinoma accounts for more than 90 percent of all skin cancers in the United States. Squamous cell ...

(2 pages) 30 0 3.5 Nov/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Skin Cancer

m to be unaware of it and how deadly it can be. The most common types of skin cancer are basil cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, and melanoma. Overexposure to the sun is the primary cause of th ...

(2 pages) 415 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Skin Cancer The Skin The skin is what makes up

me in the sun.Three types of skin cancer There are three different types of skin cancer; basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, and melanoma. Basel cell carcinoma, which develop in the basal, ... he skin that has been in the sunlight too long. The second most common type is called squamous cell carcinoma which develops in the upper layers of the epidermis. This type of cancer occur on the skin ...

(4 pages) 540 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

This is an essay on skin cancer. Mostly about the basics of the different types of skin cancer and then how to prevent from getting skin cancer.

n develop rapidly after its initial appearance on the skin. Types of skin cancer include basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, and melanoma. Basal cell carcinoma is the most common type of sk ... Types of skin cancer, 2010). According to the American Academy of Dermatology (2011), squamous cell carcinoma affects approximately 200,000 people in the United States every year. Melanoma is the most ...

(3 pages) 1 0 0.0 Apr/2012

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases