Understanding Cancer eBook

Understanding Cancer eBook

Understanding Cancer

When I lost my Dad to cancer, I was totally clueless and decided to do some research. This is an awesome eBook, very educational. It will change how you deal with your loved ones who have been or are now a vistim of cancer.

This is a great Ebook if you want to understand Cancer!!

This ebook is clearly written in basic terms along with a visual diagram for every topic. It is an amazing ebook for someone who wants to know more about Cancer without getting too technical!!

The following huge list of topics are covered:

What is Cancer?

Different Kinds of Cancers

Naming Cancers

Loss of Normal Growth

Example of Normal Growth

The Beginning of Cancerous Growth

Tumors (Neoplasms)

Invasion and Metastasis

Malignant Versus Benign Tumors

Why Cancer is Potentially Dangerous

Cancer Detection and Diagnosis

Early Cancer May Not Have Any Symptoms

Pap Test

Mammograms

Blood Test

Fecal Occult Blood Test (FOBT)

Biopsy

Microscopic Apperance of Cancer Cells

Hyperplasia

Dysplasia

Carcinoma in Situ

Tumor Grading

Tumor Staging

What Causes Cancer?

Populations – Based Studies

Heredity? Behaviors? Other Factors

Tobacco Use and Cancer

Low – Strength Radiation

High – Strength Radiation

Lag Time

Viruses

Examples of Human Cancer Viruses

AIDS and Kaposi’s Sarcoma

Bacteria and Stomach Cancer

Heredity and Cancer

Heredity Can Affect Many Types of Cancer

Genetic Testing

Cancer Risk and Aging

Gene and Cancer

DNA Structure

DNA Mutation

Gene Mutations and Cancer

Oncogenes

Proto – Oncogenes and Normal Cell Growth

Oncogenes are Mutant Forms of Proto – Oncogenes

Oncogenes Act Like an Accelerator

Tumor Suppressor Genes

Tumor Suppressor Genes Act Like a Break Pedal

The p53 Tumor Suppressor Gene Triggers Cell Suicide

DNA Repairs

Cancer Tends to Involve Multiple Mutations

Cancer Prevention

Avoiding Tobacco

Protect Yourself Against Sunlight

Limited Alcohol and Tobacco Consumption

Diet: Limit Fats and Calories

Diet: Consume Fruits and Vegetables

Avoid Cancer Viruses

Avoid Carcinogens at Work and at Home

Industrial Pollution

Is There a Cancer “Epidemic”?

· This item is Ebook in nature. It is emailed to you. It is not a hard cover, physical or bound book.

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