Essays Tagged: "National Cancer Institute"

Paper on sport and facility management

amel demonstrates how cool and popular he is by smoking. The United States Women's Soccer Team, the National Cancer Institute, the Centers for Disease Control, and the United States Surgeon General go ... iduals, postmenopausal women or postclimacteric men, shapeless members of the working class, French nationals, the genetically deficient, addicts, serial killers, gangsters, and in a more humorous vei ...

(2 pages) 144 3 3.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management


e in their blood have a higher incidence of heart disease and cancer, particularly lung cancer. The National Cancer Institute endorsed a study which found that women who consume lots of beta-carotene ... me rewards as their counterparts who enjoy the taste of fruits and vegetables. But officials at the National Cancer Institute released the results of two large studies designed to put the benefits of ...

(3 pages) 46 0 4.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

HIV/AIDS - Description, causes, statistics etc.

ted US AIDS cases occurring among women increased from 7-20% (Women and AIDS). An analysis from the National Cancer Institute estimates that between 107,000 and 150,000 women on the U.S. are living wi ...

(4 pages) 258 2 5.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Skin cancer

Skin cancerEach year more than 600,000 people learn that they have some form of skin cancer. (National Cancer Institute , 1993) Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States ...

(5 pages) 98 0 3.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Cancerous Genes: Their presence in human DNA

ts ("Statement on Use of DNA Testing for Presymptomatic Identification of Cancer Risk: Commentary - National Advisory Council for Human Genome Research"). The number of actual known genes is little bu ... ons towards these two types of cancer ("Genetic Testing for Cancer and Other Diseases"). As per the National Cancer Institute, ten percent of carriers of colon cancer have an altered germ line copy of ...

(6 pages) 55 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology


east cancer in her lifetime is one out of eight or twelve in a half percent. In the "Journal of the National Cancer Institute" in May of 2002 women overestimated their chances for dying from breast ca ... increase of two and a half times the rate of breast cancer for a non-drinking person. In 2001, the National Cancer Institute published a report comparing 1,524 women with breast cancer against a cont ...

(10 pages) 120 1 4.1 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases


hey become poor infection fighters that multiply excessively and do not die off as they should. The National Cancer Institute estimates that in 1993, there were 29,000 new cases of leukemia diagnosed, ... t of the diagnosed cases, 60% were acute leukemia, the type of leukemia that rapidly progresses 1. (National Cancer Institute, Leukemia) The leukemic cells developed by the disease accumulate a ...

(6 pages) 86 2 4.7 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

This essay is on " Smoking on campus" and talks about the effect of it.

addictive; furthermore, unless repressed, it leads to many health complications. The report by the National Cancer Institute on smoking declares that cigarette smoking in the United States clearly ou ... the same thing as smoking, even if the smoke is secondhand. Reports by the Surgeon General and the National Academy of Sciences have concluded that involuntary smoking can cause lung cancer in health ...

(10 pages) 98 0 4.8 Nov/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Symptoms and Description of HIV/AIDS.

sure who discovered the disease because both researchers at the Pasteur Institute in France and the National Cancer Institute in the United States each claimed to have discovered it. The origin of AID ...

(3 pages) 63 0 3.7 Dec/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

This essay is about the legality of marijuana.

s.Marijuana also reduces pain caused by AIDS and cancer and helps cure glaucoma's. According to the National Cancer Institute, marijuana is used in alleviating side effects such as nausea, vomiting, a ...

(4 pages) 30 0 3.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

The Disappearing Rainforests

of rainforest land is percieved as only the value of its timber by short-sighted governments, multi-national logging companies, and land owners.Nearly half of the world's species of plants, animals an ... ngredients, less than 1% of these tropical trees and plants have been tested by scientists.The U.S. National Cancer Institute has identified 3000 plants that are active against cancer cells. 70% of th ...

(4 pages) 77 1 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology

Do you agree with New York's ban on smoking in bars and restaurants?

accept smoke-free policies, since 70 percent of all smokers want to quit smoking, according to the National Cancer Institute. Most smokers don't stop patronizing smoke-free restaurants, according to ... d never have encountered. This is not something that should be taken without due consideration. The National Cancer Institute (NCI) determined that early deaths occur due to second-hand smoke annually ...

(5 pages) 144 1 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers


here was hardly any chance for survival at all, because we knew nothing about the disease. The NCI (National Cancer Institute) estimates that 8 million people are living with cancer or have been cured ...

(23 pages) 106 0 4.3 Jul/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Early Detection Testing Required for Ovarian Cancer Patients

vided to the questions surrounding ovarian cancer diagnoses, perhaps a network of current local and national groups could potentially facilitate this.Problem StatementThere is a problem with the testi ... that only 19 percent of all ovarian cancer cases are diagnosed in the early stages (Ovarian Cancer National Alliance, 2005, p. 1). A woman's age at diagnosis also presents a very harsh statistic in t ...

(7 pages) 54 1 0.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Asbestos - Mineral, Friend or Foe?

Globe and Mail website, Accessed October 23, 2006.Muscat, J.E., and Wynder, E.L., 1991, Cigarette smoking, asbesto ... AccessedOctober 23, 2006.Mesothelioma article, (U.S.) National Cancer Institute website, ...

(4 pages) 26 0 5.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

Identify a real-life public relations campaign that attempted to put a positive spin on an otherwise negative situation.

people who either quit smoking or had a bad experience with smoking. This campaign is run to make a national effort to help people who want to quit smoking. It is run by The National Cancer Institute ... 19th century with both general and trade publications.In the 1860s, Advertising begins to appear in nationally distributed monthly magazines. The magazine business started to really premier with big n ...

(4 pages) 27 0 0.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Art Essays


ver, to a woman's disadvantage, the results of a study by Harvard University Medical School and the National Cancer Institute show women who have one drink a day run a sixty to one hundred percent hig ...

(5 pages) 39 1 5.0 Aug/2001

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

Aids 3

Immunodeficiecy Viruses(HIV) were first discovered in 1983 cooperatively by Dr. Robert Gallo of the National Cancer Institute and Dr. Luc Montagnier of the Pasteur Institute in France. Aids is caused ... ted by HIV, but now it is known that it can be transmitted by any sex preference, gender, race, and nationality. The main HIV viruses are only transmittable through the direct exchange of bodily fluid ...

(6 pages) 17 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Het regenwoud in zuid amerika

weer een ander stuk grond. Hierdoor verdwijnen grote stukken oerwoud in een snel tempo.Ook de multinationals die tropisch hardhout exploiteren hebben een economisch belang bij de tropische regenwoude ... teren hebben een economisch belang bij de tropische regenwouden. Wegens zijn geld waarde op de internationale markt noemt men tropisch hardhout ook wel 'groeiend goud'. In 1986 bedroeg de wereldexport ...

(5 pages) 2692 1 0.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers

Should The Gardasil Vaccine Be Required Before Girls Start High School?

thirds, if all women were to take the vaccine and if protection turns out to be long-term vaccines (National cancer institute p1)Let us first examine the definition of HPV. Understanding a disease sta ... ing epidemiology, psychology, and economics to achieve HPV vaccination targets." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2008; p105 (48).Harper DM, Franco EL, Wheeler CM, et al. "Sustained ef ...

(9 pages) 25 1 4.3 Jun/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues