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  • Start Of My Depression
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    CANCER AND DEPRESSION Approximately five years ago I was diagnosed with pelvic cancer, Cancer is not just one disease it's several diseases. A tumor may be malignant or benign meaning that one is cancerous and the other non- cancerous. I was diagnosed with a malignant tumor in my right pelvis and being newly diagnosed, I felt out of control and over whelmed. As of today, the reason I developed cancer is not well understood. Even thought I'm a smoker, I don't believe that was the cause of it, my ...
  • Cancer Cells
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    Cancer Cancer I. Introduction A. History B. What Is Cancer C. Types Of Cancer II. How Cancer is Diagnosed. Seven warning Signs IV. Possible Causes Of Cancer A. Environment B. Viruses C. Haereditatis D. The Sun E. The Air V. Treatments A. Surgery B. Radiation C. Chemotherapy VI. Prevention A. Primary B. Secondary Cancer History Cancer is the second cause of death in the United States Heart disease is the first. Each year more than a million Americans get medical care for cancer and over 330,000 d...
  • Radiation Treatment Of Cancer
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    In recent years Cancer is disease that has seemed to captivate and frighten Americans. Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the U.S. with more than 1 million new cases occurring a year. With each day scientific findings aid a better understanding of the causes of the disease. These findings have opened doors to help treat cancer patients more effectively. Scientists have gained a more specific knowledge of individual cancers and now through the wonders of science have found effective t...
  • Foods Rich In Dietary Fibre
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    INTRODUCTORY FOOD SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY DIETARY FIBRE: SIGNIFICANT TO HUMAN HEALTH OR NOT In scientific terms, dietary fibre is a mixture of components derived from plant cell wall material and non-structural polysaccharides, as well as non-starch polysaccharides added to foods. It includes non-digestible polysaccharides such as cellulose, hemi-celluloses, gums, pectins, mucilages and lignin. From a nutrition point of view, some authorities also include 'resistant starch' (i.e. starch that is r...
  • Lung Cancer And People
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    Like Reeve, widow of 'Superman's tar Christopher Reeve, 1 in 5 women diagnosed with the disease never lit a cigarette, doctors say. Yet they share an unfortunate stigma with cancer patients who smoked. ' The underlying assumption is, you were a smoker and you caused this, therefore you " re not going to get my sympathy,' said Tom Labrecque Jr., who started a foundation to raise awareness after his nonsmoker father died several years ago of the disease. No one 'deserves' lung cancer, doctors say....
  • Major Cause Of Lung Cancer
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    TEENAGE SMOKING: Teenagers Should Not Smoke Teenagers should not smoke because smoking is the most preventable cause of death in America today, especially among teenage smokers. Cigarette smoking is the major cause of lung cancer. It is also responsible for chronic bronchitis. Last, there is emphysema, which is another disease caused by smoking. By smoking, people have a fivefold increase in the risk of dying from lung cancer, chronic bronchitis, and emphysema. Lung cancer accounts for 29 percen...
  • Morbid Cases Of Skin Cancer
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    Skin Cancer Of all different kinds of cancer, skin cancer is one of the most commonly diagnosed cancers in the United States. Skin cancer is a disease which cancer cells are found on the outer layers of the skin. Your skin protects the body from heat, infection, light, injury and infection. It also stores fat, water, and vitamin D. The skin has two layers and several different kinds of cells. With a certain lifestyle these cells can become cancerous. (Prodigy Web Browser: An Introduction to skin...
  • Non Hodgkin's Lymphoma
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    Lymphoma Lymphoma or lymphatic cancer is a very serious and life threatening disease. In this country there is an estimated 63,900 new cases, 7,100 of which are Hodgkin's lymphoma as opposed to non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. Since around the 70's the occurrence of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma has almost doubled while the occurrence of Hodgkin's disease has declined. (Steen, 1993) Lymphoma is the name given to a cancer that infects the lymphatic system. In a case of lymphoma the lymphatic system has cells tha...
  • Cancer And Heart Disease
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    For more than two thousand years, traditional Chinese medicine has relied on plants and herbs to cure minor and severe ailments and keep the body healthy. There are thousands of herbs from which to choose. Some have become rather well known, but most spend far less time in the limelight. Herbal remedies have proven effective in helping the body maintain good health during pregnancy and in healing serious illnesses such as cancer and heart disease when they do occur. There are many medicinal bene...
  • Beta Carotene's Prevention Effect
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    Beta Carotene Beta-carotene is a member of the carotenoid family and has over 500 relatives. Carotenoids are yellow-to-red pigments found in all green plant tissues and in some species of algae. So far 21 different carotenoids have been found in human blood. The most abundant ones are alpha-carotene, beta-carotene, lute in, , crypto xanthin and. A molecule of alpha-carotene, beta-carotene, or crypto xanthin can be split into two molecules of vitamin A in the body but the conversion of beta-carot...
  • Risk For Breast Cancer
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    Cancer is not just one disease but rather a group of diseases. Breast cancer is the second most common cancer among women (after skin cancer) and one out of eight women will develop this disease. Since this disease is so common and affects so many women, every woman should be well informed on the subject of breast cancer including detection, treatment, and different ways to fight breast cancer. All forms of cancer cause cells in the body to change and grow out of control. Most types of cancer ce...
  • Risk For Developing Breast Cancer
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    According to the National Alliance of Breast Cancer Organizations (NABCO, 2002), breast cancer is the second most common form of cancer in women in the United States, falling only behind skin cancers. This is why it is such an important disease to understand. Throughout this paper there will be information about various issues which deal with breast cancer, in an attempt to give better insight to the disease. First there will be a brief discussion on the normal and altered physiology of the brea...
  • Symptoms Of Prostate Cancer
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    Cancer Research Paper I chose to research Prostate cancer because someone I know has some of the symptoms of Prostate cancer. All of the tests have not been run as of yet, so the final prognosis has not been given. Prostate cancer is cancer that originates in the prostate gland, a male genital gland about the size of a walnut that is located in front of the rectum, behind the base of the penis, and under the bladder. The prostate gland surrounds the upper part of the urethra, the tube that carie...

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