Essays Tagged: "Tumor"

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

s them. However, sometimes, these cells keep dividing causing a growth of tissue, which is called a tumor.Tumors are generally benign or malignant. Benign tumors are not considered cancer and can ofte ... umors are not considered cancer and can often be removed from the body, without coming back. Benign tumors are rarely threatening to the body. Malignant tumors are cancer and the cells in these tumors ...

(6 pages) 303 1 4.9 Jun/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Breast cancer: all about breast cancer, medical procedures and ways to prevent it.

y.When cells can't control their growth, they divide in a crazy and quickly way,When that happens a tumor forms. Benign tumors, in fibrocystic Breast Disease,are not cancerous. Cancerous, tumors sprea ... umors spread to and damage healthy tissue.Some problems also spread through the veins, creating new tumors everywherein the body. Cancerus tumors make thir own radicals, making cell reproduccionfaster ...

(1 pages) 176 0 4.6 Oct/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

All about cancer.

ight time, the cell doesn't die, it mutates.Generally, cells multiply in an organized way. A malign tumor is created when these cells grown in an uncontrolled way. An infected gene doesn't mean that y ... cells with high energy X-rays, in order to deteriorate or eliminate them. Sometimes, hopefully, the tumor size is decreased. Lately, the efficiency of this3treatment has increased and the risks have r ...

(8 pages) 170 0 3.2 Oct/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) what is cancer? what is colon cancer... symptoms, treatments, preventions

thy. Sometimes cells keep dividing when new cells are not needed, forming a mass of tissue called a tumor. There are a variety of symptoms, such as: lumps, changes in warts or moles, a sore that will ... stroy any other cancerous cells still in the body. Radiation therapy may also be used to shrink the tumor before surgery, or after surgery to destroy any remaining cancer cells. Biological therapy is ...

(2 pages) 117 0 2.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Skin cancer

3) Sometimes normal cells lose their ability to limit their growth; too much tissue is formed and a tumor begins to form. (NCI, 1993) Tumors can be either benign or malignant. (NCI, 1993) Benign tumor ... Benign tumors do not spread to other parts of the body and are seldom deadly. (NCI, 1993) Malignant tumors invade and destroy nearby healthy tissues and organs.(NCI, 1993) Cancerous cells for malignan ...

(5 pages) 98 0 3.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Frida Kahlo

a vez mas enferma como tiempo pasado. Ella había desarrollado también un interior del tumor de la pierna y se tuvo que quitar. Los doctores hicieron todo que ellos pueden en los 4 a&ntil ...

(1 pages) 54 0 4.2 Feb/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

A lesson well learned.

amily, and his younger brother wasn't ableto help because of an emergency brain surgery to remove a tumor at the age offifteen. Each day that passed seemed to bring nothing more than bad luck. He soon ...

(2 pages) 44 0 0.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

A brief description of cardiac myxomas and the anesthetic implications for anestesia providers. Some of the formatting of this paper has been lost....the superscripts for references lost their format.

MYXOMACardiac myxomas are rare, benign, slow growing primary cardiac tumors found most commonly in the septum of the left atrium, although they can occur in any chamber ... occur in any chamber of the heart.1,2,3,4 Myxomas account for about 50% of all benign intercardiac tumors making them the most common.14,15,16,17,18 Approximately 70-85% of myxomas occur in the left ... n, or green and can range from 1 cm to 15 cm in size13,16 with the average size being 5-6 cm.13 The tumor itself can either be gelatinous with a lobular surface, or more like a firm round mass.7,32 Th ...

(8 pages) 56 0 2.6 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Lung Cancer.

ells are formed than needed. Eventually, the extra cells will add up enough to form one or numerous tumors. These tumors are classified into 2 categories: benign and malignant. The benign tumors are n ... e not cancer, they do not spread throughout the body and most of the time can be removed. Malignant tumors, however, are cancer and can be very deadly if not dealt with as soon as possible. Cancer cel ...

(7 pages) 102 0 4.8 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Cloning

ation of identicaltwins, triplets, and so on. Identical siblings constitute a clone. Thegrowth of a tumor in the body of an individual is, in effect, the formationof a clone of malignant cells. Humans ...

(4 pages) 43 0 3.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Discuss how recombinant DNA techniques may be used to correct a point mutation.

represents a significant challenge in genetic analysis, particularly when the majority of DNA in a tumor sample is from wild-type stroma. Due to their subtle nature, the point mutations are the most ...

(3 pages) 36 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Whats the difference between a cancer cell and a normal cell

ow uncontrollably. Cancer cells are non-specialized, and divide uncontrollably. Cancer in situ is a tumor located in its place of origin. Malignant tumors establish new tumor distant from the primary ... h them from normal cells. They have abnormal nuclei with many chromosomal irregularities. They form tumors because they do not exhibit contact inhibition. They induce angiogenesis and cause nearby blo ...

(2 pages) 13315 0 4.3 Jul/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biochemistry

Health Issues - Paraplegia

lso occur if the spinal cord is damaged through a disease, which causes infection, or if there is a tumor on the spine. There are more than 12,00 people living in Australia with a spinal cord i ...

(4 pages) 42 0 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Cervical Cancer

ss gets out of control, the cells will continue to divide, developing into a lump which is called a tumor. Tumors can be either benign or malignant. (Encarta 04) The cervix is the lower part of ...

(2 pages) 23 0 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

An essay on Sherman Alexie's use of humor in his short story, "The approximate size of my favorite tumor."

y of denying the truth? People use humor in different ways. In "The Approximate Size of My Favorite Tumor", Sherman Alexie tells how one man tries to use humor to deny the reality of his terminal dise ... Jimmy, using humor is his own way of coping with his disease. He continually makes jokes about his tumors until Norma finally tells him, "If you say anything funny ever again, I'm going to leave you" ...

(3 pages) 62 0 4.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Cloning and its benefits

ls, human beings included, is the formation of identical twins, triplets, and so on.The growth of a tumor in the body of an individual is in fact, the formationof a clone of malignant cells. Humans ha ...

(4 pages) 43 1 5.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Genetics In The News

s for melanoma"”the deadliest form of skin cancer, American researchers inject a gene into the tumor to produce a protein that helps the immune system fight cancer. As well, in an experimental tr ...

(4 pages) 11 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Motorcycle Diaries Essay

is neck. This was when Ernesto told him that it was not just any ordinary lump, but it was indeed a tumor. Ernesto then suggests he go to the hospital, while Ernesto's friend tells the man it's nothin ...

(2 pages) 23 0 3.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Lost Darkness

if this is all a dream. I have memories of a disease, an eating disease, maybe cancer, and maybe a tumor. I just can't remember now. There is just this everlasting light always shining in the corner ...

(2 pages) 353 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Do mobile phones affect our health ?

o cause damage, potentially cancer in some cases. From my own knowledge I know that you won't get a tumor or cancer just from using a mobile, but talking about the larger, long term affects of using a ... that people who use their mobile phones most of the day, will have a increased chance of getting a tumor on the side of their head were they hold there mobile. Not only this but leading a few scienti ...

(5 pages) 27 0 3.7 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology