Cancer Notes

Feb 3rd, 2012
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These notes cover what you need to know on cancer including if it is benign, malignant, amongst other things.

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CancerThis year, 2015, cancer will affect approximately 800,000-1.1 million Americans!25% of all Americans will develop cancer in their lifetime (80 million people), about 1/3 will die!Cancer arises when within a single cell multiple control systems failControl SystemsOne promotes cell growthThe other protects against "irresponsible" growthBishop and Varmus - Oncogene: pre-cursor cell, which when activated causes cancer to growPhysical StressSurgeryEmotional StressDeath of a loved oneCarcinogens: substances that can cause cancer (Cigarettes, UV Rays, X-Rays, Asbestos, Tar, Nicotine

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