Biology Final Paper : Biology

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Biochemistry final paper I think that one thing that attracted me to biochemistry was how essential it is to the growth and prosperity of human life. I chose to go into the field of biochemistry to further my education regarding medicine. Pharmacy is something that I have been interested in since I was a little girl, I knew that whatever career path I went into I wanted to help people. My dad encouraged me to attend a camp during the summer where I met with engineers, pharmacists and other doctors; and ever since then pharmacy has stuck with me. When I was about 10 my grandfather was diagnosed with lung cancer. At the time, he was diagnosed, he had stage 4 lung cancer leaving him with no other options other than radiation and medicines to try and slow the spread of the cancer and limit the pain he had been experiencing. I was with him a majority of the time he was sick and saw the way different types of medicines affected him. I knew that there had to be some way that this awful disease could be stopped and the suffering it brings to the patients and their families can be ended, that someone will discover a cure to treat and prevent this deadly disease that also happens to be the leading cause of death among the cancer groups. I decided from then on that I wanted to do something to make a difference in people’s lives and try to prevent people from experiencing what my grandfather had to endure. When learning about Biology in high school I really enjoyed the subject and

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