Essays Tagged: "types of cancer"

Running to Prevent Healt Problems

other aerobic exercises, reduce the risk of: Diabetes, diverticular disease, heart decease, several types of cancer, and even common sicknesses like a cold.One source agrees that running reduces the r ... and those who had some activity.'(48)Another source I found says that running can help prevent many types of cancer. In the article 'Running for your life', Doctor Leonard Cohen talks about how runnin ...

(2 pages) 53 0 4.1 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

All about cancer.

..........................................................................................3How many types of cancer are there?..............................................3What treatments are there a ... ou see the symptoms. One positive aspect of cancer is that it is definitely not contagious.How many types of cancer are there?Even thought there are over 150 different types of cancer, the disease is ...

(8 pages) 285 3 4.6 Oct/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

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

ng, and unexplained changes in weight. Cancer occurs in animals, plants, and humans. There are many types of cancer; the most common types are: skin, breast, and organs in the digestive, respiratory, ...

(2 pages) 117 0 2.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Multiple Sclerosis and exercising.

l weight, and cuts the risk of diabetes. It helps protect against stroke, osteoporosis, and certain types of cancer. And many people regularly turn to exercise to reduce stress.But what does this m ... ils overcomes the challenges of outdoor heat and humidity, uneven paths, and uphill climbs.Other types of equipment used to exercise the lower body include stair steppers, stationary bicycles, and ...

(15 pages) 95 0 2.1 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Every thing you need to know about breast cancer

IntroductionBreast cancer is only one of 200 different types of cancer. It is considered a woman's disease but both men and women have the disease.Every ye ... es and pitting of the breast. Your breasts and nipples may also become warm, swollen, red, or scaly.Types of breast cancerDuctal Carcinoma in SituDuctal Carcinoma in Situ (DCIS) is an early type of br ... other parts of your body.SurgeryMost people have surgery to remove their tumors. There are several types of surgery such as Lumpectomy and Partial or segmental mastectomy.Two main types of surgeryLum ...

(8 pages) 161 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Medicinal Marijuana's Effect on the Treatment of Cancer and AIDS.

em, destruction of heart muscle tissue, hair loss, profound nausea and vomiting, and even secondary types of cancer. The dosage of these medicines must be measured very carefully to prevent kidney, he ...

(6 pages) 56 0 3.0 Apr/2003

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

Stem Cell research.

new techniques are being applied experimentally to a wide range of human disorders, including many types of cancer, neurological diseases such as Parkinson's Disease and ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease), s ... juries, and diabetes.Stem cells have two important characteristics that distinguish them from other types of cells. First, they are unspecialized cells that renew themselves for long periods through c ...

(2 pages) 115 0 0.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology

Persuasive essay against smoking for teens.

fects the smoker, but it also affects others as second-hand smoke and the environment.Secondly, the types of cancer someone can get by smoking is not only in the lungs. Not that lungs are not importan ...

(2 pages) 119 1 1.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

Essay on skin cancer. Background, treatment, and therapy

called basal cells; and cells called melanocytes, which give your skin its color.There are several types of cancer that start in the skin. The most common are basal cell cancer and squamous cell canc ... etimes. By comparison, in 1960 only one in 600 Americans were expected to develop the disorder.Four types of melanoma exist:·Superficial-spreading melanoma - The most common type, superficial-s ...

(4 pages) 65 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

What is Hodgkins disease?

omen. Other parts of the lymphatic system are the spleen, thymus, tonsils, and bone marrow.Like all types of cancer, Hodgkin's disease affects the body's cells. Healthy cells grow, divide, and replace ... laboratory tests. Patients treated for Hodgkin's disease have an increased risk of developing other types of cancer later in life, especially leukemia. Patients should follow their doctor's recommenda ...

(5 pages) 52 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Tobacco

lion Americans smoke tobacco, and 450,000 of them die each year". Smoking tobacco can cause various types of cancer. For example, it can cause cancer of the lung, larynx, oral cavity, pharynx and esop ... . Chewing tobacco is much more harmful compared to smoking tobacco. "Chewing tobacco causes various types of cancers like mouth, pharynx, cheek, and gum." Chewing tobacco causes leukoplakia, which is ...

(4 pages) 76 0 3.5 May/2004

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

Cancers and Tumors

e and destroy other tissues. Cancer develops in almost any organ or tissue of the body, but certain types of cancer are more lethal than others. Cancer is the leading cause of death in Canada and seco ... kely to develop cancer than are residents of Egypt.Although people of all ages develop cancer, most types are more common in people over the age of 50. Cancer usually develops gradually over many year ...

(5 pages) 36 1 4.3 Aug/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Common risk factors for cancer

sticular, 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 taken to prevent or catch the disease early ... ore, testing should be completed on an annual basis.Age can also be a factor with several different types of cancer which can be but are not limited to colon, rectal, stomach, breast and kidney which ...

(1 pages) 57 0 2.3 Aug/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Possible Cancer Treatments.

1. Radiations (it treats many types of cancer)Radiation therapy--also called radiotherapy--is a highly targeted, highly effective ... s:I think that in Radiations the Risks are higher than the benefits.2. Chemotherapy (it treats many types of cancer)The table lists (by trade name as well as generic name) some of the anticancer drugs ... sionals today (in both conventional and complementary medicine) are working toward integrating both types of treatment, drawing on the strengths of each. This is often called "integrative medicine."Th ...

(7 pages) 119 0 4.5 Nov/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Alcohol and Cancer.

and breast. The evidence is inconsistent and varies in the degree of significance for the different types of cancer (Bagnardi, 2001, Seitz et al, 2004, Poschl, 2004). For the purposes of this review, ...

(3 pages) 23 0 2.3 Dec/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Lung Cancer.

omen. Of the thousands that it claims annually, the majority of them are smokers.There are six main types of lung cancer. Though they differ in characteristics and behavior, they share the same purpos ... loal- veolar carcinoma, small-cell undifferentiated carcinoma, large-cell carcinoma, and other rare types of cancer. Squamous cell carcinoma usually starts near the bronchial tubes, and then spreads o ...

(2 pages) 54 1 3.5 Jan/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Tobacco-Free Hospitals

se that healthcare organizations should ban a product that has proven to be a leading cause in many types of cancer, diseases, death, and other health issues.Most people have seen the warning label on ... obacco free grounds.Two hospitals in Temple, Texas have decided to take a great leap by banning all types of tobacco use inside and outside of the facilities. They are not the first hospitals in Texas ...

(3 pages) 18 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Stem Cell Research

A stem cell is a primitive type of cell that can be coaxed into developing into most of the 220 types of cells found in the human body (e.g. blood cells, heart cells, brain cells, etc). Some resea ... more effectively with stem cells or even cured. These include heart disease, diabetes, and certain types of cancer.Stem cells can be extracted from very young human embryos -- typically from surplus ...

(3 pages) 129 0 4.1 Apr/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

Stem Cell Debate Resolution

A stem cell is a primitive type of cell that can be developed into developing into most of the 220 types of cells found in the human body (e.g. blood cells, heart cells, brain cells, etc). Some resea ... more effectively with stem cells or even cured. These include heart disease, diabetes, and certain types of cancer.Stem cells can be extracted from very young human embryos typically from surplus fro ...

(3 pages) 47 0 5.0 May/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Skin Cancer

serious problem and many people seem 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 t ... epletion of the ozone layer also plays a role.Basil and squamous cell carinomas are the most common types of cancer. Both arise from epithelial tissue. Theses are dark skinned people, light skinned pe ...

(2 pages) 416 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine