Essays Tagged: "colon cancer"

Protecting Dad From the Bad News, concerning fidelity

PTION OF THE CASE:Ralph is a recent widower in his midi-60's, who was diagnosed with metatastasized colon cancer.He is a home health agency patient, and his primary caregivers a re his two daughters. ...

(2 pages) 56 0 4.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

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

Colon CancerWhen cells multiply without control, the disease cancer is developed. Cancer is one of t ... d organs in the digestive, respiratory, reproductive, blood-forming, lymphatic, and urinary systems.Colon cancer- colorectal cancer- is the second leading cancer that causes death in the United States ... leading cancer that causes death in the United States. People over fifty are more likely to develop colon cancer. Anyone who has parents or siblings with colon cancer, or women who have had ovarian, u ...

(2 pages) 117 0 2.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Independent research study on colon cancer.

Research PaperI. Question and Hypothesis1.) Does fiber help prevent colon cancer?2.) If a high fiber intake is taken daily, then the risk of colon cancer is reduced.3.) ... e risk of colon cancer is reduced.3.) Independent variable: FiberDependent variables: Incidences of colon cancerControl: Patients without colon cancerOther factors: Age, gender, duration of studies, d ... r is to investigate scientific studies to determine if fiber intake is relative to the reduction of colon cancer.Rationale:Colon cancer has often been studied and linked to diet. The American Medical ...

(11 pages) 159 0 0.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

East of the Mountains If suicide was at odds with his life, why did he consider it?

e Mountains by David Guterson is not about a boy or alien but an "old" man's struggle with terminal colon cancer. "Suicide was at odds with the life he knew, at odds with all he understood, of himself ...

(3 pages) 20 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Virtual Colonoscopy

Virtual ColonoscopyThis article talks about a new way to check for colon cancer. The new invention is Virtua ... lon cancer. The new invention is Virtual Colonoscopy. Yet compared to old standards of checking for Colon Cancer, it has not been as accurate. In a study that was performed the virtual colonoscopy det ... other test preformed was on tumors that were smaller then 6 millimeters. The results of the virtual colonoscopy were way off. Only 36 percent were detected. From the study eight patients had a cancer, ...

(2 pages) 24 0 3.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Case Study- Branding Strategy of LTK Omega Egg(Malaysia)

The consumption of Omega 3 will reduce heart disease, hypertension, LDL cholesterol, breast cancer, colon cancer and rheumatoid arthritis. In additional, Omega 3 is vital for the development of brain ...

(11 pages) 181 0 4.6 Aug/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

The Increase of the cancer rate in our country and other industrial countries.

y history of cancer. Yet when she was 36 she had emergency surgery for abdominal pain, and advanced colon cancer was discovered.My mother's cancer had metastasized, meaning it had already spread to ot ...

(8 pages) 43 1 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Chapter 12 of physcial education.

r is tobacco smoke, which accounts for 87% of cancers.4. The three strategies for lower the risk of colon cancer are to eat food rich in fruits, vegetables, and whole grains; adequate intake of folic ...

(4 pages) 25 0 5.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

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

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 chemotherapy for colon cancer ... ephrectomy resulting in pancreatic injury, prostate cancer, Ileus, Pleural Effusion, and Metastatic Colon cancer, patient has a JP drain from left lower quadrant of an abdominal transverse incision fo ...

(27 pages) 117 0 4.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Critique: Thank You for Smoking

ases as Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, endometrial cancer, Prostate cancer, Osteoarthritis and Colon cancer. In addition, Brimelow stated that smoking could reduce the risk of certain lung disord ...

(1 pages) 31 0 2.3 May/2007

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

Iron Deficiency Anemia

because of menstrual bleeding. It can also be caused by gastrointestinal problems such as ulcers or colon cancer. Iron deficiency anemia, however, may also be due to growth spurt or pregnancy.Symptoms ...

(2 pages) 26 0 3.0 Dec/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology


owing up came all too quickly.In the beginning of May 2001, my mother was diagnosed with rectal and colon cancer. She developed cancer because she had ulcerative colitis since she was in her late twen ... nd we waited for what was the longest six hours of my life. My mother needed a total removal of her colon. She stayed in the hospital for a week. I went up to see her every day. I did whatever she wan ...

(4 pages) 560 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Hereditary colon cancer

Hereditary Colon Cancer Colon cancer is one of many cancers to plague United States citizens. There are four kn ... Colon cancer is one of many cancers to plague United States citizens. There are four known types of colon cancer. Fourteen percent of all cancers diagnosed are colon cancer. Colon cancer is the third ... cancer is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer. Sporadic cancer accounts for 80 percent of all colon cancers and is considered non-hereditary. The remaining 20 percent of cancer are related to he ...

(4 pages) 26 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

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

g your risk of heart disease preserve your brain, slimming down, staying fit, reducing your risk of colon cancer, not drinking to much, and quitting smoking.Eating a lot of vegetables can cut down ... gram to include walking or jogging that can help with cardiovascular health.Reduce your risk of colon cancer. The only real way to help with prostate cancer is to do screening after screening aft ...

(3 pages) 10 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

My Autobiography

years old, then I moved down south. Shortly after moving to the south, my mother was diagnosed with colon cancer. After a 3 year battle, she beat the disease and decided to go back to work. So I spent ...

(1 pages) 26 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports


y role in the prevention of disease. Drinking eight glasses of water daily can decrease the risk of colon cancer by 45%, bladder cancer by 50% and it can potentially even reduce the risk of breast can ...

(3 pages) 50 0 5.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

What is Gene Therapy?

the future who have rare and terrible diseases. Some of these diseases include breast, ovarian, and colon cancer, heart diseases, and many more (Rubinstein, 2005). Gene therapy continues to grow. Rece ...

(5 pages) 20 0 5.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine


key role in the prevention ofdisease. Drinking eight glasses of water a day can prevent the risk of colon cancer by45%, bladder cancer by 50% and some doctors say water may even reduce the risk ofbrea ...

(3 pages) 37 1 4.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Focal occult blood test (FOBT)

nd a fecal occult blood test. The results were all normal, except for a positive FOBT. The risk for colon cancer polyps begins at age 50, and the diagnostic yield increases with age. A positive FOBT i ... ac reaction used in the lab for Uncle Buck’s case has some interferences associated with it. A colonoscopy for Uncle Buck was the follow-up test to the FOBT to detect polyps in the intestine. How ...

(5 pages) 3041 0 0.0 May/2009

Subjects: Science Essays

Preoperative Anemia in Colon Cancer: Assessment of Risk Factors

in (n = 21), and palpable mass (n = 13). Preoperative anemia was most common in patients with right colon cancer with an incidence of 57.6 per cent followed by left colon cancer (42.2%) and rectal can ... 57.6 per cent followed by left colon cancer (42.2%) and rectal cancer (29.8%). Patients with right colon cancer had significantly lower preoperative hematocrits compared with left colon cancer (33 &p ...

(17 pages) 14 0 0.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: Science Essays