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  • Physiological Disorders

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    and their side effects. P2- Explain the signs and symptoms related to two named physiological disorders. Coronary heart disease The main symptom of coronary heart disease is angina. Angina is chest pain that occurs when the blood supply to the muscles of the heart is restricted. It usually happens because the arteries supplying the heart become

  • Breast Cancer : The Second Most Common Cancer

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    metastasis. Another way that stage three breast cancer can be looked at is that an individual with either have a large but operable breast cancer, or a medium sized tumor that is difficult to treat with surgery alone. Many times, the cancer will invade a muscles, or attach to major arteries, nerve trunks or veins in an individual’s body, which therefore makes them impossible to surgically remove completely from the body. Stage four or “advanced stage” breast cancers “indicate the presence of distant metastasis

  • Breast Cancer : A Malignant Tumour Essay

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    target a specific area of concern after a mammogram. The ultrasound can help distinguish between cysts (fluid filled sacs) and solid masses. The third stage of diagnosis is the Biopsy. In biopsies, doctors take cells/tissue samples from the suspicious lump so they can be analysed in a laboratory. There are four types of biopsies: Fine

  • Human Epidermal Growth Factor ( Her2 )

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    1.Introduction 1.1 Introduction Human epidermal growth factor (HER2) is a specialised protein that has the ability to control the growth and spread of certain cancers. Breast cancer is defined as HER2 positive (HER2+) when there is an extremely high level of HER2 receptors present within the cancerous tumour of the breast tissue (Macmillan, 2013). 1.2 Aims and objectives This report aims to give an overview on breast cancer focusing on the HER2+ sub-type of the disease; it includes an overview of

  • My Sister Is A Two Time Breast Cancer Survivor Essay

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    My sister Kate was laying on a stretcher in the hallway of her local hospital with a badly broken ankle. Her ankle was shattered, splintered, destroyed. And this was good news! Kate’s ankle was broken because she had slipped on snow-covered ice during a blinding New England snow storm, referred to by New Englanders as a Nor’easter, while walking from her office to her car. She was laying on a stretcher in the hospital hallway because many others in her town had met with misfortune during this

  • Breast Cancer: Risk Factors and Treatment Essay examples

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    Breast Cancer What would you do if you found out you had breast cancer? Who would you tell first? How would you deal with it? The diagnosis of breast cancer is becoming more common today; we need to know what the symptoms are, and how to help prevent it. Breast cancer is the leading reason of death in women in the United States; it has increased greatly over the last 30 years. Many people wonder why it has increased so much in the last few years, and there are many reasons that it has. Breast

  • The Muscular Dystrophy Was First Discovered By Guillaume Benjamin Amand Duchenne

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    to DMD, Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Dystrophin is the protein that is associated with the gene and was named in 1987.The DMD gene is the second largest gene to date, and it produces dystrophin.(Genome, 2013) Lack of the protein Dystrophin in the muscle cells causes them to weaken and become fragile. (MDA, 2015). DMD is an inherited disorder, but there are rare cases where it can spontaneously appear in a child with no previous family history due to a random mutation in moms X-chromosome. DMD is

  • Understanding The Limitations Of A Person With Mcardle 's Disease

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    In 2005, my husband was forced to retire from a job at Georgia Pacific. This was a job that he had been working at for thirty-three years. The muscles in his arms were tearing for no reason that we knew of and he was having some other health problems. It was very upsetting to both of us not knowing the outcome about his health and now no income as well. We had seen many doctors on many different occasions. We kept hitting a dead end. Finally, we were able to see a new doctor, a neurologist, and after

  • The Role Of Nutrition Therapy And Crohn 's Disease

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    Nutrition Therapy and Crohn’s Disease The Role of Nutrition Therapy in Crohn’s Disease According to the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America, Crohn’s disease (CD) may affect as many as 780,000 Americans1. The exact time of the onset of the disease is unknown, but it often starts between the age of 15 and 35 for both men and woman. Currently, the diagnosis, etiology, treatment, and cure of CD remain undefined. However, recent research suggests that hereditary, genetics, and/or environmental

  • Percutaneous Medical Image And Ultrasound Image

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    A needle insertion techniques with ultrasound are described in detail in Section 2.3. A biopsy and nervous system are mentioned in section 2.4. And 2.5. 2.6 And 2.7 sections are talking about the ultrasound and Doppler imaging with needle localization. A Needle phantom and its types are illustrated in section 2.9. Finally, an ultrasound actuated