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Leukemia by Stephanie Addison

By at April 6, 2012 | 5:43 am |

Leukemia is a cancer of the blood-forming cells. It begins in the bone marrow and rapidly spreads to the blood. It is the most common cancer among children and teenagers. Although it accounts for 1 in 3 cancers in children, it is a rare disease. Today, leukemia does not have any known risk factors and there is also no known cause of the deadly cancer. Genetic disorders more...

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Breast Cancer By Laura Boland

By at April 3, 2012 | 6:40 am |

It’s hard to find people these days who do not know someone who has struggled or suffered with breast cancer. Breast cancer is a type of cancer that starts and developed in the tissue of the breast; there are two types: Ductal carcinoma, which is the most common, and Lobular carcinoma. Ductal carcinoma is within the actual tubes of the breast that move the milk from the more...

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Lung Cancer by Alyssa Nourse

By at March 21, 2012 | 7:51 am |

Lung cancer also known as bronchogenic carcinomas can be found in both smokers and non-smoker and can be from family history. A quarter f all people with lung cancer have no symptoms when the cancer is diagnosed. These cancers are usually identified incidentally when a chest X-ray is preformed. The other ¾ of people develop some symptoms. The symptoms are due to direct more...

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Leukemia by Amy Kaiser

By at March 16, 2012 | 9:41 am |

Leukemia is a type of cancer that affects the white blood cells in bone marrow. When someone has leukemia, abnormal white blood cells, called leukemia cells, are created. The leukemia cells do not die off fast enough resulting in too many bad cells crowding the normal cells. Acute leukemia is when the cancer progresses quickly and chronic leukemia worsens slower. Acute more...

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Lymphoma by Tabitha Short

By at March 4, 2012 | 8:16 am |

Lymphoma is a cancer that directly affects the lymphatic system. Most cases are usually noticed with swelling or pain and tenderness of the lymph nodes. Other indicators are; mysterious weight loss, a very high body temperature, severe night sweats, or an itchiness caused by nodules under the skin There are five to seven hundred lymph nodes in the body but they do vary in more...

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