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Cancer. Michael Per.8 Teen Health. Definition. Out-of-Control growth Spread of abnormal cells The cells accumulate and form tumors The tumors destroy normal tissue The tumors spread and continue to destroy normal tissue Many tumors may form a colony. Importance.

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Cancer

Michael Per.8

Teen Health

I AM GREAT!!!!!!!!!

definition
Definition
  • Out-of-Control growth
  • Spread of abnormal cells
  • The cells accumulate and form tumors
  • The tumors destroy normal tissue
  • The tumors spread and continue to destroy normal tissue
  • Many tumors may form a colony
importance
Importance
  • Because half of all men and a third of all women get a form of cancer
  • Millions of people have cancer right now
  • It has been around since the dawn of time
  • Lives have been ruined and taken away by cancer
  • It slowly eats up the body
causes
Causes
  • Having a better lifestyle can reduce the chance of cancer
  • Smoking gives you a higher chance of cancer
  • Dieting reduces the chance of cancer
  • Cancer is caused by cells not following their normal pattern of growth and growing out of control
cases in u s and world
Cases in U.S. and World
  • Men have a 50% chance of getting a form of cancer
  • Women have a 33% chance of getting a form of cancer
  • Some cases of cancers are, Lung cancer, breast cancer, prostate cancer
  • Smokers and overweight people have a bigger chance of getting cancer
symptoms
Symptoms
  • Fatigue
  • Anxiety and depression
  • Skin problems
  • Breathing difficulties
  • Sore mouth and throat
  • Eating problems
  • Swollen ankles and legs
prognosis
Prognosis
  • Most likely the person’s hair will be removed
  • They will have to have chemotherapy for the rest of your life
  • Most people become traumatized
  • You will have a fifty percent chance of dying if you are found to carry the diseases.
current research
Current Research
  • The most recent research on cancer is surgery
  • During the surgery they remove the entire tumor and all parts of the tumor.
  • They also use radiation to cure cancer
  • They use hormone therapy for cancer
  • People also get chemotherapy to cure cancer
person s history with colon cancer
Person’s History with Colon Cancer
  • He is 84
  • He has two tumors
  • Had colon-a-scopy
  • He had a colostomy bag attached to his side
  • He got skinny
  • Needed to be fed with fluid
  • Going into surgery next Tuesday
summary
Summary
  • It is amazing to discover the new treatments that have been made for cancer and I know that soon all cancer that appear will be curable.
  • Until a cure is found millions of people will still die and people lives will still become worse because the awful disease.
  • Cancer is one of the worst diseases you can get.
links
http://www.cancer.org/

http://www.nci.nih.gov/

http://www.mskcc.org/

http://www.mdanderson.org/

http://www.wcn.org/

http://cancer.med.upenn.edu/

http://www.cancerlinks.org/

http://www.cancernetwork.com/

http://www.cancercareinc.org/

http://rex.nci.nih.gov/

http://www.meds.com/colon/colon.html

http://ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/LungCancer/

Links
common types of cancer
Bladder Cancer

Breast Cancer

Colon Cancer

Endometrial Cancer

Head and Neck Cancer

Lung Cancer

Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma

Prostate Cancer

Rectal Cancer

Prostate Cancer

Melanoma

Common Types of Cancer
bibliography
Bibliography
  • http://www3.cancer.org/cancerinfo/load_cont.asp?ct=1&doc=3language=english
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