u06a1-Researching Cancer

timer Asked: May 19th, 2015

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Fundamentally, cancer is a failure of the immune system. Cancer kills because it spreads and disturbs homeostasis. For this assignment, research and then describe a specific type of cancer of your choosing. You should complete the following for this assignment:

  • Identify the type of cancer you are going to research. Generally, explain what it is and what part of the body it affects.
  • Describe the cancer in biological terms at the level of the cell and at the level of the major organ system it affects.
  • Explain the characteristics of cancer cells that distinguish them from normal cells.
  • Consider how the disease affects the body as it progresses or spreads. What are some specific aspects of homeostasis that the spreading disease could affect? What self-regulating systems are upset because of this disease?
  • Discuss the therapies available for treatment of this specific type of cancer.
  • Discuss the lifestyle choices that might aid in prevention or treatment of this type of cancer.

In order to complete the assignment, you will need to find quality, appropriate, and credible outside resources that provides research on a specific type of cancer.

This assignment must be 2-3 pages in length not including the reference page and written in APA format. 

 I want to research Prostate Cancer.

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