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Transcript of Cancer Awareness
Most cancers are like weeds in a garden of beautiful healthy flowers. The
cancer cells are like ugly plants
that grow and choke out the good.
Like the hundreds of human cancer types we see, there are many different types of weeds that can choke out a garden. Each requires a different treatment.
Cancer can be treated using
Chemotherapy, Radio Therapy just as the strong chemicals/Herbicides
we use to beat back the ugly plants that have grown (Kills the weeds but sometimes does damage to the surrounding plants).
What is Cancer?
How does cancer happen?
reproduce at a slower rate and naturally die off.
reproduce at a very quick rate and do not die off naturally. This is basically an overgrowth of cells in an uncontrollable way.
The cancer cells turn into
Not life threatening.
Does not spread to distant organs.
Usually does not recur.
Curable, if detected at early stage.
Life threatening if NOT detected early.
Spread to distant organs.
can break in to smaller pieces and travel to different parts of the body.
A basic definition of Radiation is an "emission of energy from any source". Radiation kills Cancer Cell.
A basic definition of Chemotherapy is "decreasing the size of tumors for easier and safer removal by surgery."
Don't worry cancer
Types Of Cancer
What are the various reasons for cancer to occur
Smoking is a
leading cause of cancer
and needs to be stopped. Smoking has
which include yellowing of the teeth, a raspy voice, damaged gums, wrinkled skin, and bad breath. Cigarettes are
considered a drug
because of the tobacco that is in it. Every organ in the body is harmed while smoking.
Cigarettes should be banned
because it causes various forms of cancer, the threat of second hand smoke, and it is a highly addictive drug.
Lung cancer is the most common form of cancer caused by smoking
, it also has the lowest survival rate and is the most common cause of death.
four out of five
cases of lung cancer are caused by smoking.
Smoking causes cancers of
the lungs, mouth, voice box, upper throat, food pipe, nose, sinuses, liver, pancreas, stomach, kidney, bladder, cervix, bowel, breast and many more.
Seventy different types of cancer causing substances are
found in tobacco smoke.
Chemicals enter your lungs and spread around the rest of your body when you
that half of all smokers will eventually die from smoking, or smoking related illnesses.
Smoking cigarettes causes
various forms of cancer
Cancer can be caused by breathing in other peoples smoke. This is called
second hand smoke
Even a non smokers risk of getting lung cancer is
increased by a quarter
because of second hand smoke .
enter your lungs
and spread around the rest of your body when you inhale smoke.
It is a fact that
half of all smokers
will eventually die from smoking, or smoking related illnesses.
Threat of second hand smoke
Blood flow to the heart can be reduced from a non smoker just from
thirty minutes of exposure
to second hand smoke .
Children's bodies are still developing so it is especially
dangerous to children
Types of tumors
-Dhwani Nilesh Shah
Cigarettes are one of the
leading cause of death
and the most common cause of lung cancer. Also it causes
more deaths then marijuana which is illegal. Second hand smoke is also a
IT HAS BEEN ESTIMATED THAT AN AVERAGE OF
OF LIFE IS LOST FOR EACH CIGARETTE SMOKED.
TOBACCO USERS LOOSE AN AVERAGE OF
OF NON-TOBACCO LIFE EXPECTANCY.
IN INDIA ONE PEOPLE DIE EVERY
BECAUSE OF TOBACCO RELATED PROBLEMS.
DID YOU KNOW ?
OF ALL CANCERS IN INDIA ARE TOBACCO RELATED.
OF ORAL CANCERS ARE DUE TO TOBACCO USE.
OF ALL CANCERS IN MAN ARE DUE TO TOBACCO USE.
OF ALL CANCERS IN WOMAN ARE DUE TO TOBACCO USE .
OF LUNG CANCER DEATHS ARE CAUSED DUE TO SMOKING.
– IN CIGARETTES, BIDIS, CHUTTA AND HOOKAHS .
– IN PAANS WITH OR WITHOUT LIME AND BETEL NUTS .
– AS SNUFF, GHUTKAS AND IN PAN MASALA
TOBACCO IN INDIA
TOBACCO LEADS TO ?
SHORTNESS OF BREATH
STAINING OF TEETH
IRRITATING COUGH, MOUTH ULCER
IT IS NOT VERY SIMPLE BUT YOU CAN DO IT. SURPRISINGLY
85% TOBACCO USERS
WISH TO GIVE IT A TRY
ON CESSATION OF SMOKING, THE RELATIVE RISK OF DEVELOPING LUNG CANCER DECLINES STEEPLY SO THAT AFTER NEXT
THE RISK IS ALMOST AS LOW AS IN LIFE LONG NON-SMOKERS
ON QUITTING SMOKING THE RISK OF DEATH FROM
ISCHAEMIC HEART DISEASE
HOW CAN I QUIT TOBACCO USE?
Within 2-5 years,your risk of heart attack and stroke is substantially reduced=>
saves $15000 to $38000.
After 10 years,your risk of lung cancer is less than half that of a continuing smoker & continues to decline=>
after 15 years your risk of coronary heart disease & STROKE IS NEARLY THE SAME AS A LIFETIME NON-SMOKER=>
AT TODAYS TIME IF YOU SMOKE ONE PACK OF CIGARETTE PER DAY FOR 10 YEARS=>
SAVES $77000 EASY ENOUGH TO BUY A
Blood pressure and pulse rate drops to normal;
Oxygen level increases to normal & carbon monoxide
level drops in blood.
Chance for a heart attack goes down.
Ability to smell and taste improves; walking is becoming
2 weeks to 3 months:
Blood circulation improves. No more cold hands and cold feet. Lung function increased up to 30%.
Leg Ulcers are caused by Tar in tobacco
blocking the blood vessels to the legs
Foot and Leg Ulcers
Chronic Bronchitis is caused by tobacco smoke
destroying the healthy lung tissues
Lung with Cancer
Lung Cancer is the most dangerous disease
of tobacco smoking. Death is 100% sure.
Tobacco causes Throat Cancer
Tobacco causes Stomach Cancer
Tobacco causes Food Pipe Cancer
Food Pipe Cancer
Tobacco causes Bladder Cancer
Pan Masala causes Mouth Cancer
This smoke contains 2 times more
nicotine and tar than directly
Passive Smoking is Inhalation of tobacco smoke from someone else
Inhalation of tobacco smoke during
pregnancy causes birth defects in the baby
Smoking During Pregnancy
Heart Attack is caused by Tar in tobacco causing
damage to the blood vessels of the heart
Stroke is caused by Tar in tobacco
Diseases Caused By Tobacco
Here are some things you can find in a
cigarette, and places you can find them.
- nail polish remover
- hair dye
- household cleaner
- rat poison
- rubber cement
- lighter fluid
- battery acid
- moth balls
- used for paving roads
- used to manufacture paint
WHAT IS HOOKAH PIPE & HOOKAH PEN???
hookah is a pipe
that burns flavored tobacco and passes the smoke through water before it is inhaled.
Hookah smoking has many of the same health risks as
It can have one stem to smoke from, or several stems so
can smoke from the same pipe.
Hookah pens are a
structure that is easy to smoke anywhere.
Hookah is made of
that is flavored.
Hookah pens have a
Dangers OF HOOKAH PIPE
Hookah smokers may be at risk for some of the same
as cigarette smokers.
Cancer of the esophagus
Reduced lung function
Dangers OF HOOKAH PEN
Many hookah smokers
that smoking a hookah carries less risk of tobacco-related disease than cigarette smoking.
However, hookah smoke contains many of the
same harmful toxins
as cigarette smoke and has been associated with lung cancer, respiratory illness, low birth weight, and periodontal disease.
WHAT IS GUTKHA?
a powdery, granular light brownish to white substance.
Within moments, the gutkHa begins to
and turn deep red in color.
small aluminum foil sachets.
only known use
of this product is that it is put in the mouth and then chewed and sucked.
WHAT IS GUTKHA
MADE UP OF?
DISEASES CAUSED BY GUTKHA
NEGATIVE EFFECTS OF GUTKHA
loss of appetite, promote unusual sleep patterns, and loss of concentration.
ranging from dirty yellowish-orange to reddish-black.
spat onto a wall
or at the ground, causing an unsightly red stain that is quite resistant to the elements.
More than 2,500
people in our country die every day due to diseases caused by tobacco and its related products.
Cancer to a person devastates his family as all savings are spent on the treatment of the disease.
Lime used for flavoring
1 month to 9 months
:Coughing, sinus congestion and shortness of breath have decreased dramatically.
:Risk of coronary heart disease is cut in half.
:Risk of stroke reduced to that of a nonsmoker. Risk of cancers of the mouth, throat and esophagus cut in half. Risk of lung cancer reduced in half.
:Risk of dying from lung cancer is cut in half
:Risk for coronary heart disease and stroke is the same as for a lifelong nonsmoker.
never feel peer-pressure
never smoke even if they say its good for you
most importantly parents,teachers are here for you.