Lung Cancer Term Paper by cee-cee

Lung Cancer
An overview of the indications and treatment methods for the dreaded disease, cancer.
# 110271 | 1,562 words | 12 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 19, 2008 in Medical and Health (Medical Studies) , Medical and Health (Nursing)


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Description:

The paper discusses lung cancer as one of the most lethal diseases in the United States, causing more deaths compared to any other form of cancer. The paper then states that research in gene therapy and improvements in radiation therapy have provided a new ray of hope for lung cancer patients. The paper also discusses the management of the symptoms and methods of improving the quality of life as one of the most important features of cancer care. IN addition, the paper comments that the cancer nurse plays a large role by providing proactive and treatment centric nursing interventions for symptoms palliation.

Outline:
Abstract
Introduction
Genetic and Molecular Biology of Cancer
Lung Cancer Treatment Methods
Radiotherapy
Conclusion

Sample of Sources Used:

  • CDC, "Lung Cancer : Statistics", Accessed !4th Dec 2007, Available at, http://www.cdc.gov/cancer/lung/statistics/
  • Caldas, C. (1998) "Science, medicine and the future - Molecular assessment of cancer': British Medical Journal: No.316 pp. 1360-1363, Available online at, http://www.pubmedcentral.nih.gov/articlerender.fcgi?artid=1113070
  • Nobuaki Ishii and N. de Tribolet, "Are p53 mutations and p53 over expression prognostic factors for astrocytic tumors? Critical reviews in Neurosurgery, vol 8/ no 5, Sept 1998 .
  • Massion, Pierre P, Taflan, Et,al (Nov 2004), "Early Involvement of the Phosphatidylinositol 3-Kinase/Akt Pathway in Lung Cancer Progression", American Journal of Respiratory and Critical care Medicine,
  • Heike Allgayer, MD, PHd,(2003), "Molecular Staging of Cancer: Concepts of Today, Therapies of Tomorrow", Journal of Surgical Oncology, 82, 217-223

Cite this Term Paper:

APA Format

Lung Cancer (2008, December 19) Retrieved February 25, 2021, from https://www.academon.com/term-paper/lung-cancer-110271/

MLA Format

"Lung Cancer" 19 December 2008. Web. 25 February. 2021. <https://www.academon.com/term-paper/lung-cancer-110271/>

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