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