SC235unit8agomes - BRAIN CANCER SC:235 UNIT 8 WHAT IS CANCER WE HEAR THE WORD CANCER ON A DAILY BASIS IT HAS BECOME A COMMON HOUSEHOLD WORD WE ALL KNOW

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BRAIN CANCER 11/21/2016 SC:235 UNIT 8
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WHAT IS CANCER? WE HEAR THE WORD CANCER ON A DAILY BASIS IT HAS BECOME A COMMON HOUSEHOLD WORD, WE ALL KNOW SOMEONE WHO HAS HAD CANCER, BUT WHAT IS CANCER? CANCER IS NOT JUST ONE DISEASE AS MANY OF US MAY THINK. THERE ARE OVER 100 TYPES OF CANCERS, ACCORDING TO MEDICAL NEWS TODAY. CANCER CAN AFFECT ALL PARTS OF THE BODY, INCLUDING OUR BLOOD, BONES, SKIN, AND ALL OF OUR ORGANS. IT ALL STARTS WHEN CELLS GROW OUT OF CONTROL AND CROWD OUT NORMAL CELLS. A CELL STARTS TO GROW UNCONTROLLABLY AND DOES NOT DIE. A NORMAL CELL WILL GROW TO A NORMAL SIZE, DIVIDE, AND DIE OFF. CELLS THAT FORM CANCER GROW TO ABNORMAL SIZES WITH OUT DYING OFF. EACH CANCER IS CLASSIFIED BY THE CELL TYPE THAT HAS CAUSED THE CANCER. TODAY I WILL BE DISCUSSING BRAIN CANCER. IN THIS PRESENTATION YOU WILL LEARN ABOUT THE CANCER CELLS, SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF BRAIN CANCER, WHAT CAUSES BRAIN CANCER AND THE TREATMENTS, AND MUCH MORE. SO LETS GET STARTED!
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CHARACTERISTICS OF A CANCER CELL V.S. A NORMAL CELL NORMAL CELL REGULAR SHAPE NUCLEUS IS OF NORMAL SIZE AND COLOR SYSTEMATIC (FOLLOWS A NORMAL PATHWAY) VISIBLE TO IMMUNE CELLS, WITH ID REQUIRES OXYGEN NUTRIENTS REQUIRES SOME GLUCOSE, HOWEVER PREFERS KETONE AND FAT AS WELL. CANCER CELL IRREGULAR SHAPE DARKER & LARGER NUCLEUS GROWTH IS OUT OF CONTROL (ABNORMAL) INVISIBLE TO IMMUNE CELLS DOES NOT REQUIRE OXYGEN NUTRIENTS REQUIRES A LOT OF GLUCOSE Image retrieved from:
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BRAIN CANCER BRAIN TUMORS ARE ABNORMAL GROWTHS OF CELLS IN THE BRAIN. A BRAIN TUMOR CAN
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