By: Kaylee McCowen. any malignant growth or tumor caused by abnormal and uncontrolled cell division. It may spread to other parts of the body through.
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any malignant growth or tumor caused by abnormal and uncontrolled cell division. It may spread to other parts of the body through the lymphatic system or the blood stream.
GENES CIGARETTE SMOKING SECONDHAND SMOKE SUN AND UV EXPOSURE
A symptom is a signal of disease, illness, injury, or that something is not right in the body Fever Extreme tiredness (fatigue) Weight loss Yellowing in the eyes Jaundice Headaches Changes in a mole
As cancer progress it starts a new stage Stage 0 Carcinoma(Cancer) is the first stage and the least dangerous Stage I- cancer is only in one part of the body Stage II- cancer is slowly advancing Stage III- cancer is advancing even more Stage IV- cancer has spread to other places in the body via the blood stream
There are over 100 different forms of cancer in the world. These are the most common types: Lung Cancer Prostate Cancer Breast Cancer Lymphoma Colon Cancer Uterine Cancer Leukemia(cancer of the blood) Skin Cancer Bladder Cancer
Cancer effects everyone who is involved; the sick and their family. Although different cancers effect different people Breast cancer is most common in women and is very rare in men Prostate cancer only effects men since women do not have a prostate gland Uterine cancer only effects women because men do not have uterus’ Leukemia(blood cancer) mostly effects children
SURGERY- physical removal of cancerous cells RADIATION THERAPY- high energy rays destroy cancer cells CHEMOTHERAPY- anti-cancer medication HORMONE THERAPY- one’s own hormones are manipulated to cure the cancer IMMUNOTHERAPY- using one’s own immune system to fight the cancer
I’m a nursing student here at Western Michigan University One day I plan to work in a hospital with cancer patients It’s my dream to help people with disease and let them know that someone cares and wants to help them through this hard time