Mammograms play a very important role in breast cancer detection and helps decrease breast caner deaths . Many woman begin mammograms at the age 40 and have them every one to two years. The goal of screening exams for breast cancer is to find cancer before they start to cause symptoms like a lump that can be felt. Breast cancer found during screening are more likely to be small and still confined to the breast. The size of the breast cancer and how far it has spread are some of the most important factors in the prognosis of a woman with this disease.
In most women inner beauty lays growing tumors and unknown breast cancer. A simple mammogram cant always catch the first signs of breast cancer or of a growing tumor. A brand new research the first 3-d ultrasound for breast cancer and tumor treatment. You should be interested in this research because for 48 years of a healthy body sometimes lies a tumor or cancer inside. I’m very interested in this research because a 3-d ultrasound that can define your cause of pain can be resolved by one simple 3-d image.
There are two vaccines (Gardisil and Cervaix) that are given to year 8 girls to prevent HPV. “This vaccine is said to save an estimate of 400 women each year .” A pathogen is a biological agent that causes diseases or illness to its host A cancer is a term used for diseases in which abnormal cells divide without control and are able to invade other tissues. Cancer cells can spread to other parts of the body through the blood and lymph system. Cancer is a problem to body because it can spread and then takes over parts of the body that carries out essential functions A vaccine protects your body from specific diseases that make you become very ill, disabled or even kill you. The way the HPV vaccine works is by using an inactive form of the virus.
So we really and truly need to keep up with our breast exams each year and do self breast exams ourselves as well. This is a major thing today in the world breast cancer I know to much about it from family experiences. So I think everyone needs to really consider talking with a doctor about breast cancer and the major risk that it takes to avoid getting it. * Risk factors for the disease. I’m eating and drinking all the right foods and drinks like I’m suppose to do.
Furthermore, different stages of cancer will be treated with different methods and therapies. Most and many cancers will develop abnormal tumors. Killing the cancer cells and isolating the tumor will be ideal for preventing the spreading of the disease throughout the body. In Hong Kong, there are two main ways to treat cancer; Radiotherapy and Chemotherapy. Radiotherapy can be done mainly with two machines.
Treatments for cervical cancer depends upon many factors which are the stage of the cancer, the size and shape of the tumor, the woman’s age and general health and her desire to have children in the future. There are many vaccines to protect people, mostly women, from the Human Papillomavirus.
Colon Cancer Risk Assessment Steven L. McClain SCI/162 December 17, 2011 Jessica Broome Colon Cancer Risk Assessment Colon cancer also known as colorectal cancer is cancer of large intestine, which is the lower part of the digestive system. Colon cancer usually begins as small non-cancerous bumps (adenomatous polyps) and over time can become cancerous. According to the Center for Disease Control (2010)“Of cancers that affect both men and women, colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States and the third most common cancer in men and in women.” Also the Center for Disease Control states that “the risk of getting colorectal cancer increases with age and is greater in men than in women.” (Center for Disease Control, 2010). The following information was retrieved from the Mayo Clinic Some signs of colon cancer are: • A change in bowel habits such as diarrhea or constipation. • Rectal bleeding or blood in the stool.
Ethical Health Care Issues Ciera Butts HCS/545 November 18, 2013 Michael Taylor Ethical Health Care Issues According to Women’s Health Resource (2011) “breast cancer is a serious issue that will affect almost every women worldwide, either directly as someone diagnosed with cancer, or indirectly through the illness of a loved one”(Home, para. 1). Breast Cancer is found in women in their early twenties and thirties, in the United States. These individuals are more prone to breast cancer because she has a family history of breast cancer. In 2006, approximately 212, 920 new cases of invasive breast cancer were diagnosed in the United States (Women’s Health Resource, 2011).
This type of cancer begins in the lungs and is divided into three main types; non-small cell, small cell and lung carcinoid tumor (American Cancer Society, 2012). Understanding what type of lung cancer a patient has is important as this will have an impact on treatment and prognosis. Proper diagnosis also involves staging; stage is used by the health care team to determine the extent of disease within the patient’s body. Lung cancer treatment will vary based on type and stage. Common treatments include surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and targeted therapies (American Cancer Society, 2012).
Skin cancer that forms in squamous cells is called squamos cell carcinoma. Skin cancer that forms in neuroendocrine cells is called neuroendocrine carcinoma of the skin. The most common skin cancer is basal cell carcinoma. Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States. Over one million people in the U.S. are diagnosed with skin cancer every year.