How to lose your life in 10 ways ^-^. Suing Thach Period- 2 nd 4/1/10. 1st way to lose your life lung cancer :d.
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Lung cancer is the most common cause of death due to cancer in both men and women throughout the world. The American Cancer Society estimates that 219,440 new cases of lung cancer in the U.S. will be diagnosed and 159,390 deaths due to lung cancer will occur in 2009. According to the U.S. National Cancer Institute, approximately one out of every 14 men and women in the U.S. will be diagnosed with cancer of the lung at some point in their lifetime.
Throat cancer is a condition where cancer affects the vocal cords, voice box (larynx), or other areas of the throat.
Throat cancers is often caused by excessive tobacco use and/or excessive alcohol use.
Skin cancer is the most common form of human cancer. It is estimated that over 1 million new cases occur annually. The annual rates of all forms of skin cancer are increasing each year, representing a growing public concern. It has also been estimated that nearly half of all Americans who live to age 65 will develop skin cancer at least once.
The term "skin cancer" refers to three different conditions. From the least to the most dangerous, they are:
basal cell carcinoma
squamous cell carcinomaactinic keratosis
There are many types of heart disease. About 25% of all Americans have one or more types of cardiovascular disease. The major types of heart disease are atherosclerosis, coronary,rheumatic, congenital,myocarditis, angina and arrhythmia. Heart disease can arise from congenital defects, infection, narrowing of the coronary arteries, high blood pressure, or disturbances.
Stroke is a disabling disease and can add to the burden of patients already suffering from cancer. Several major mechanisms of stroke exist in cancer patients, which can be directly tumour related, because of coagulation disorders, infections, and therapy related. Stroke can also occur as the first sign of cancer, or lead to its detection.
This booklet is about cancers that occur in the mouth (oral cavity) and the part of the throat at the back of the mouth (oropharynx). The oral cavity and oropharynx have many parts:
Lining of your cheeks
Roof of your mouth (hard palate)
Back of your mouth (soft palate and uvula)
Floor of your mouth (area under the tongue)
Gums and teeth
Liver cancer (hepatocellular carcinoma) is a cancer arising from the liver. It is also known as primary liver cancer or hepatoma. The liver is made up of different cell types (for example, bile ducts, blood vessels, and fat-storing cells). However, liver cells (hepatocytes) make up 80% of the liver tissue. Thus, the majority of primary liver cancers (over 90 to 95%) arises from liver cells and is called hepatocellular cancer or carcinoma.
Infection of the HPV virus is the most common cause (almost all cases of Cervical cancer include HPV infection), though, and not all women with HPV get Cervical cancer. HPV is a sexually transmitted virus. If you don't have yearly Pap smear tests, you are at high risk of cancer.
With some Ovarian cancers, no symptoms will appear until later stages, but may be discovered through regular pelvic exam.
Early stages of some types of Ovarian cancer can be cured. Depending on the type and stage of cancer, the doctor may recommend partial or total hysterectomy, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, or an experimental treatment.
This is one of the most deadly cancers because, usually, by the time you have symptoms, it's already spread beyond our ability to treat it. Signs and symptoms include yellowing of skin and eyes, pain on the abdomen and back, unexplained weight loss, loss of appetite and fatigue