CANCER_2011 (Repaired)

CANCER_2011 (Repaired) - i s the diagnosis (symptoms) and...

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is the diagnosis (symptoms) and the (outcome; good, bad, fair) prognosis ? cm; has not spread EATMENTS : emo 2. Radiation 3. Surgery mpty to the outside, enter from outside CANCER - In 2010, 800,000 Americans died from cancer - 25% of all Americans will develop cancer in their lifetime (80 million people); ¼ will die - One cell if its control systems are compromised will develop into a cancer o 1.) system that promotes cell growth o 2.) protects against “irresponsible” growth ONCOGENES pre-cursor cells that when activated may become a cancer, we DO KNOW that two items can cause activation. 1. Physical Stress 2. Emotional Stress CARCINOGENS any substance that can cause cancer 1. UV 2. Smoking 3. Chemical plants -pesticides, herbicide 4. Asbestos 5. Asphalt 6. Tar COMPOSITION OF CIGARETTES - Tar - Nicotine (most toxic know to man) - Formaldehyde-embalming - Arsenic
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- Ammonia - Toluene and naphthalene- mothballs - CO - Benzene - Acetone If a tumor appears cancerous, one should ask the following questions: 1. What is the size of the primary tumor? 2. Has the tumor spread to adjacent tissue? 3. Are any regional lymph nodes involved?
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