Women’s Health Oral Presentation

Oral PresentationStudent’s NameProfessor’s NameInstitutional AffiliationCancer DiseaseCancer is a disease which affects human beings.It is a disease associated with abnormal growth of the body cells.Cancerous cells invade the body and later spread to the other parts of the body.Cancer disease can affect any person either man or a womanTypes of CancerBladder cancerBreast cancerCervical cancerColorectal cancerKidney cancerSkin cancerLung cancerLiver cancerProstate cancerThyroid cancerUterine cancerOvarian cancerCauses of CancerCancer is caused by many factors which are preventable and others unpreventable.Preventable causes of cancerSmoking of cigarettesExcessive consumption of alcoholMalnutritionExcessive body weightLack of body exerciseUnpreventable Causes of CancerCancer can be caused by other factors which cannot be prevented. For example;AgeMany cases of cancer infections have been identified with old ageGenetic factorsAny change in the genetic code can influence cell division and multiplication.The genes also can influence the production of proteins by the cells.The proteins are known to carry instructions for many cell processes.Cancer SymptomsThe symptoms of cancer vary according to the type of cancer disease.These symptoms are;Presence of blood I the urineHoarsenessItching of skinIndigestion and having difficulty in swallowingSudden weight loss or gain, having night sweats and fever.Having persistent swollen glandsTreatment & prevention of cancerCancer can be treated using various methods depending on the type.Chemotherapy-targeting rapidly dividing cells and killing them with the use of drugsHormone therapy- use of drugs to interfere with hormonal workPrecision medicine- cancer treatment using specific genetic content testing of the cancer patientTreatment & Prevention Cont…Radiotherapy- killing cancerous cells with the use of high-dose radiation.Immuno-therapy- use of appropriate medication in boosting immunity to fight against cancerous cells.Stem cell transplant- replacing affected cells with the ones which have been treated through Chemotherapy or Radiotherapy.Surgery- removing affected cells or tumors by surgical method.ReferenceGreenstein, J. P. (2016). Biochemistry of cancer. Elsevier.Perricone, N. V. (2017). U.S. Patent No. 9,849,160. Washington, DC: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

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