reacting to the treatments. If children survive their first five years they have a higher chan... ... middle of paper ... ...unknown disease in our future. Reading through the blogs of families who have lost their child to this disease made me sad because no parent should have to deal with loosing their child so young to something that is unexplainable and unimaginable. This research paper has inspired me to want to reach out and visit local children’s cancer centers. The resources were easy to find
Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in the world (World Cancer Research Fund International). Colostomy, chemotherapy, radiotherapy and biological therapy are among the most common treatment for colorectal cancer. These treatments may be used by itself or in combination. One of the most commonly used drugs for the treatment of colorectal cancer is 5-fluorouracil (5-FU). 5-FU is a cell cycle–specific, S-phase–dependent fluorinated pyrimidine analogue (Yim, et al., 2006). Due to its short
Ethical Issues Concerning Human Research Subjects in Phase I Cancer related Clinical trials Personal History What are clinical trials and how are they brought about? Personal History On Mothers Day, May 9, 1999, my mother, Deborah Ann Hall was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. I spent the majority of my day in a church, hoping and praying for some new and improved drug to come about for my mother. I thought, “anything is possible, anything could happen and that she could survive.
occur, then the lining sheds and flows out of the body (menstrual period) (ACS, 2013). Sarcomas develop in the myometrium (uterine muscle) or in the tissues of the uterine glands and only make up 2-5% of uterine cancers (Amant et al., 2005). This paper will mainly focus on adenocarcinomas or endometrial cancer. Cause and Risk Factors The cause of endometrial cancer is unknown, but there is literature hypothesizing that the cause is due to excessive estrogen exposure in the body (Weiderpass et al
at the correlation between melanoma and high dosed vitamin c. Melanoma is a very metastatic form of cancer that can go from stage 1 at diagnosis to an almost untreatable stage 4 in as little as a month. Furthermore, chemotherap... ... middle of paper ... ...rious cytostatic drugs(40). It is important to note that specific dosage of vitamin C is crucial when combining it with cytostatic drugs; while Heaney used concentrations of 0-750 uM, Anja Fromberg applied 1-2 mM of vitamin C. Thus, proper
INTRODUCTION NERVOUS SYSTEM The?nervous system?is the part of human body that coordinates the voluntary and involuntary actions of the human and transmits signals between different parts of its body.?The nervous system is our processing system, and the system that keeps us in contact with the outside world. It tells us that we exist, and along with the muscles allows us to move and react to stimuli. Our consciousness resides in our nervous systems, as do our thoughts and emotions. In short, the