Cancer Essay Topics

Animals Rights

Animal rights are benefits that humans give to animals, including the right of protection from user and abuse by people. Do you agree or disagree? For decades, the question “Do animals have rights?” has been examined from many different angles. People contend that animals do or do not have rights based on several factors, including… View Article

Prostate Cancer in African American Men

Cancer has always been one of the most dreaded diseases of humans. This incurable disease has broken the hearts and spirits of many, and has continuously left an indelible mark in its patients’ lives. One of the cancer types associated with men is prostate cancer. The National Cancer Institute website defined prostate cancer as the… View Article

Breast Cancer

In regard to its origin, dynamics and consequences breast cancer can be considered to be the second leading cause of cancer death among US and European women (Smith-Bindman et al, 2003).  Every year over 200,000 women are diagnosed with breast cancer, and though statistical data remains constant, the issue gets significant psychological and public resonance… View Article

Knowledge, Attitude and Breast Cancer Screening Practices in Ghana

INTRODUCTION    Breast cancer in its simplest definition is the cancer of breast tissue. It is the most common nonskin cancer that affects women in the United States and the highest fatality rates of cancer deaths among women in low-resource countries (Anderson et al 2006). Severity of breast cancer differs based on its level of… View Article

Research Literature Review Breast Cancer in USA

Introduction Breast cancer continues to be an important focus of attention for medical professionals, policy-makers and general public in the US. The high incidence of the disease and its devastating, in many cases, fatal, outcomes rivet the attention of the professional public. Studies identified for this literature review are for the most part practically oriented,… View Article

Human Papillomavirus

The human papillomavirus (HPV) has been established as a substantial threat to public health among the sexually active youth of America. HPV is a common sexually transmitted disease that primarily affects women. It is also responsible for thousands of cancer related deaths each year. There are about 20 million Americans each year that are currently… View Article

Inform Speech Outline

General purpose: To inform Specific Purpose: To inform my audience about the benefits of mangosteen Central Idea: Mangosteen is a tropical evergreen tree that bears fragrant fruit with a sweet, creamy, citrus-like flavor that has many benefits in our life such as for medical purpose, for health purpose and also for beauty purpose. Introduction: I…. View Article

New Vaccine against Cervical Cancer

According to the American cancer society, in the year 2008, “about 11,070 cases of invasive cervical cancer will be diagnosed in the United States.” (American Cancer Society). Close to a third of these women will succumb to cervical cancer making it to be one of the leading in cancer deaths. This indicates the magnanimity of… View Article

Breast Cancer

Is it true that wearing ‘underwired’ brassieres bring about cancer? Can breast cancer be treated? Are there signs and symptoms that individuals can check to know if breast cancer really occurs in them? These are just some of the essential questions that this paper will attempt to answer. It will also attain to reintroduce breast… View Article

Basal Cell Carcinoma

Skin cancer, cancer that forms in the skin. There are three types of skin cancer; melanoma, squamous cell, and basal cell carcinoma. Out of the three skin cancers basal cell carcinoma (BCC) is by far the most common. BCC accounts for 90% of all skin cancers. Basal cell carcinoma is also the easiest to treat… View Article

Thyroid Cancer

Introduction             Cancer of the thyroid is less prevalent than other forms of cancer; however, it accounts 90% of endocrine malignancies. According to the American Cancer Society (2002), about 20, 700 new cases of thyroid cancer are diagnosed each year. Women account for 15, 800 of the new cases and men 4, 900. About 800… View Article

Prevention of Colon Cancer through Proper Nutrition

Incidence             Colon cancer is the third most often diagnosed cancer and is the second primary cause of cancer deaths in North America. The incidence is approximately 650,000 cases every year worldwide and has been increasing in the past few years. However, the mortality rate has decreased in 2002; the worldwide incidence was 278,000 male… View Article

Leukemia Research Paper

PART I: I personally know of a couple of skeletal diseases. I know of Leukemia, which is a type of cancer where white blood cells multiply in an uncontrolled manner, and the cause is unknown. I have also personally met someone with Leukemia, and it is not a slow-moving disease; he unfortunately died within a… View Article

Radioimmunoscintigraphy using Prostascint (Capromab Pendetide)

Abstract            Prostate cancer is one of the most common malignancies encountered among the men over the age of 65 years in the U.S. Proper treatment of patients with prostate cancer requires the determination of exact extent of cancer spread. Conventional imaging modalities like CT and MRI have proved to be of little use. Newer… View Article

Terry Fox Video Response Journal

After watching the video and discovering a little more about Terry Fox with the guest speaker and all, it has reminded me once again about Terry’s courageous achievement. For many years, ever since I came to Canada, I learned about Terry Fox, ran the Terry Fox Run, Terry Fox fundraising for Cancer Research, watched videos… View Article

Certified tumor registrars

Certified tumor registrars are individuals who manage records of patients who have been treated for cancer. CTR are responsible for collecting and reviewing data regarding the nature of cancer patients’ illnesses and the diagnostic procedures and treatments used to deal with them. These registrars maintain the data of patients who have been diagnosed with malignant… View Article

Hodgkins Disease

The following paper will show descriptions and possible causes of the condition of Hodgkin’s disease. In addition, this paper will highlight signs and symptoms, possible complications that could occur, tests to be taken, possible treatment options, activity, diet restrictions, and finally, the possible outcome for patients with Hodgkin’s disease Hodgkin’s disease is a cancer of… View Article

Breast and Ovarian Cancer

Purpose Statement: This speech has a primary goal of educating the audience and to give a better understanding of what breast cancer is and how it can be treated with detection by a vast variety of methods. It will also give better understanding that not only women but men also are susceptible to breast cancer…. View Article

Migration Potential of Cancel Cells

The new trends on research points to study the process of tomour-cell invasion and metastasis for developing and testing of anti-migratory agents. The present study develops a quantitative determination of the cancer cell’s migratory potential by Cell transendothelial migration assay. The cancer cell’s migratory potential may be affected by exposure to antimigratory agents such as… View Article

Prostate Cancer in African American Men

Prostate Cancer is the gland below a man’s bladder that produces fluid for semen. Prostate cancer is common among older men. Prostate cancer is a silent killer, and because it grows slowly, many men have no idea it’s there It is rare in men younger than forty. Risk factors for developing prostate cancer include being… View Article

Textual Analysis of Thank You for Smoking

In the movie “Thank you for smoking”, big companies are seen as having no social responsibility with its consumers and the people that are affected by their products when they clearly know the negative effects and impacts that their products have in society. The big companies in the movie are the ones that belong to… View Article

The Waiting Room

White! The white walls, white sheets and white fluorescent light pierce my eyes; I hear the distant beep from the strange machine attached to the very still body of my uncle on the bed. I hate hospitals. Not because of the strong smell of disinfectant that infiltrates your nostrils or the tension in the waiting… View Article

Cancer, Gender, and Environmental Justice

As of today, cancer is one of the utmost feared diseases in the world. In the early 1990s, approximately 6 million new cancer incidents propagated and more than 4 million mortalities arose from cancers. Cancer is a disease that is killing individuals all around the world. More than one-fifth of all fatalities were triggered by… View Article

Chronic Disease

Chronic disease is an illness. It can be regulated but not cured. It is in most cases a long-lasting medical condition that can have a long-term variation in the body (Prakash, Porwal, & Saxena, 2012). There are many cases of chronic disease around the world but in the United States it is the foremost cause… View Article

Good cancer pain management can help patients feel better

Most cancer patients suffer from pain in varying degrees during their illness. The management of this pain and its relationship in improving the wellbeing of the patient is the primary focus of this study. This paper approached the study by researching articles that dealt with pain management from different angles. After critical analysis of these… View Article

Skin Cancer Case

There are many different reasons that we are humans go to the hospital. If you are like more people, you most likely do not go to the doctor or hospital unless you feel something is wrong or have drastic changes in the body. One of these times is when it comes to skin cancer; it… View Article

Asco: Masitin Entry

The ASCO-GI conference has come and gone, and still key questions remain unanswered about the apparently stellar result from last year’s phase III pancreatic cancer study of AB Science’s masitinib. The company had earlier stated that at ASCO-GI it would reveal details about the robustness of the post-hoc analysis and the genetic biomarker that seems… View Article

Cannabis and Cancer

About 3,400 people are diagnosed with cancer each day. Would not it be great if there was something that could help the massive number of people that have to suffer with the effects of having cancer? Some doctors recommend that their patients use marijuana to help with the illness. “Medicinal marijuana use has been debated… View Article

Knowing the Truth and Moving On

Testing positive for hereditary breast and ovarian cancer would be hard for any woman to bear, yet alone handle. “Living With Genetic Test Results for Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer” by Journal of Nursing Scholarship gives an insight as of how a group of woman with a BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutation cope over many years… View Article

Bone Cancer

Bone cancer is a disease that occurs on or inside a bone. Usually, bone cancer involves a tumor filled with abnormal cells that will occasionally appear on the exterior of the bone. Similar to other types of cancer, bone cancer can be life threatening. Doctors are not completely sure what causes cancer, but they continue… View Article