Transcript: Welcome to Indus Communities, I wanted to take a moment and acknowledge that you have a choice where you work and let you know how much we appreciate you choosing Indus. Indus was founded upon the principles of serving and caring for those around us. We specialize in taking under performing properties and repositioning them into successful, beautiful and thriving communities that our residents are proud to call home. By choosing Indus, you carry the responsibility and duty to help those that come through our doors find a home. What a wonderful opportunity each of us has to help those in our community. Whether it’s a prospect, a vendor or another team member, be mindful that we all have a common goal to be successful while continuing to provide a return to our investors. I mention investors and I am proud to say that 20% of our company is made up of our employee investors. Our mission is clear: We are committed to establishing communities where residents are happy and proud to call us home. I relate with many of our residents who are on a similar journey that me and my family took many years ago. Some of them are first-time renters immigrating to Houston and do not have any help. I am in the position to give back to my community and provide more resources to them. Our foundation, The Alka and Ajay Gupta Foundation, partners with all of our Indus communities to lend a helping hand many times throughout the year. In closing, If I could give any advice, I would ask that you to be considerate of one another and remember the following: Always give your best Be respectful to those around you Have enthusiasm and remember to enjoy your work Be forward thinking and think like an owner Be relentless in your quest to getting things accomplished Lead with integrity On behalf of my family, I want to welcome you to the Indus family. Together, great things are possible. Christmas Day Vision Morning Joe? Labor Day m g What we do... Memorial Day Vacation Time show and tell Other Company Benefits Thanksgiving Day Voting Leave of the Indus k In the Operations Team Video Surveillance and Telephone Monitoring Policy Employees are not allowed to have guests or visitors while at work unless prior approval is received from management. Violation of this policy may result in disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment. innovation Social Media Dental Welcome to Indus Milestone Departments New Year's Day J To put forth our full effort and concentration into our work, the following guidelines should be followed for personal telephone usage: No more than 2 personal phone calls during work. Your supervisor may make exceptions in emergency situations. Phone calls should last no more than 3 minutes each. Cell phones should be stored in your desk. NO TEXTING WILL BE ALLOWED IN THE WORKPLACE. Failure to comply with this policy may result in disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment. Video Surveillance To promote the safety of team members and Company visitors, as well as the security of Company facilities, Indus MGMT may find it necessary to monitor and record work areas and Company facilities with security cameras when there is a specific job or business-related reason to do so, such as security or theft protection. Only authorized personnel will be permitted to view surveillance footage. Team members should not have any expectation of privacy on Company premises. Team member privacy in certain, non-work-related private areas, such as restrooms or dressing rooms, will be respected under this Video Surveillance policy to the extent possible and/or as required by applicable law. Telephone Recording Indus MGMT may monitor and/or record Company telephone communication for legitimate management and business reasons as applicable law allows. Such monitoring and/or recording of telephone communications includes calls made directly to or from a Company telephone or device, as well as calls forwarded from a Company telephone or device to a team member’s personal telephone or device. All Company information and communication systems/devices inducing, without limitation, Company telephones, Company cell phones, voice-mail, as well as information transmitted by, receive from, or stored in these systems/devices are the property of the Company. Team members should not have any expectation of privacy when suing Company telephones or cell phones, or when using personal telephone or cell phones to conduct Company business. Paid Holidays Vacation pay will not be issued to anyone unless time off has been taken. Vacation time does not accrue for employees who are on a leave of absence. Every applicable employee can carry over their accrued amount from one year to the next. All employees stop accruing vacation time once they have reached their maximum accrual. Vacation pay may not be used to pay an employee for more than 40 hours per week unless authorized by their manager. Employees with 12 months or more of
Transcript: radiation obesity & lack of physical exercise are all causes of cancer. the most serious is smoking, smoking causes 90%of lung cancer. In 2008 2,667,600 people found out they have cancer. they were maybe caused by the causes listed above. Get to know cancer Preventing cancer 13,500 children will be diagnosed with cancer. Out of thoughts 13,500,25% will die. Losing 70 years of there life that they will never get back. Everyday kids are diagnosed with cancer. It may be of obesity and second hand smoking ( breathing in smokey air ) Though doctor find way to stop cancer every day. But it's not enough. Caywood, Emi H., ed. "What Is Cancer?" Kids Health. Neal Izenberg, 2013. Web. 29 Oct. 2013. <http://kidshealth.org/kid/cancer_center/cancer_basics/cancer.html>. "Childhood Cancer Statisticks." Cruesearch for Childrens Cancer. N.p., 2013. Web. 30 Oct. 2013. <http://www.curesearch.org/medical-information/>. Duncan, David Ewing. "Your Cancer Your Cure." Discover Nov. 2012: 56-61. Kids Search. Web. 26 Sept. 2013. Goodmon, Nanncy. "Facts about Cancer." Kidsvcancer.org. Nancy Goodman, 2012. Web. 29 Oct. 2013. <http://www.kidsvcancer.org/>. Massari, Francesca. Everything You Need to Know about Cancer. NewYork City: Rosenpublising Group, 2000. Print. Saporito, Bill, and Alicle Park. "The Conspiracy to End Cancer." Time 1 Apr. 2013: 30-39. Print. Standup2cancer.org. SU2C, 28 May 2008. Web. 29 Oct. 2013. <http://www.standup2cancer.org/>. "Were the Money Goes." Livestrong. livestrong Foundation, n.d. Web. 28 Oct. 2013. <http://www.livestrong.org/Who-We-Are>. "What Causes Cancer." American Cancer Society. American Cancer Society, 2013. Web. 30 Oct. 2013. <http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancercauses/>. "What Is Cancer." Curesearch for Childrens Cancer. Cruresearch, 2013. Web. 26 Oct. 2013. <http://www.curesearch.org/medical-information/>. work cited problem with kids Every year 600,000 people have cancer from Melinda ( skin cancer > the most common serious problem is lung cancer. Its is the most death causing cancer in the US. 228,000 new cases of cancer in the will happening the US. 154,000 will die of thought cases. Don't chew tobacco or smoke. Both have been traced to cancer you need to eat and exercise daily. It all depends on what gene's you have that are risks of cancer. photo credit Nasa / Goddard Space Flight Center / Reto Stöckli causes Donating serious problems Live strong/s^2c cancer on earth "Everyday 36 kids are diagnosed with cancer " Both live strong and stand up two cancer raise tons of money. In 2012 live strong raised $44,796,763 In donations. This means it is a major website to donate to. Any one can donate to the stop of cancer. You could raise money by selling bracelets or having a bake sale, fun raiser selling gift cards and t- shirts. you can donate money to cancer stopping websites or local org.
Transcript: Laryngeal Cancer Background Info Background Info Background Information Background Information Laryngeal cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the tissues of the larynx. The larynx is a part of the throat, between the base of the tongue and the trachea. The larynx contains the vocal cords, which vibrate and make sound when air is directed against them. The sound echoes through the pharynx, mouth, and nose to make a person's voice. Background Information Background Information There are three main parts of the larynx: Supraglottis: The upper part of the larynx above the vocal cords, including the epiglottis. Glottis: The middle part of the larynx where the vocal cords are located. Subglottis: The lower part of the larynx between the vocal cords and the trachea (windpipe). Background Information Background Information Most laryngeal cancers form in squamous cells, the thin, flat cells lining the inside of the larynx. Laryngeal cancer is a type of head and neck cancer. Background Information Background Information Approximately 13,150 people are diagnosed with laryngeal cancer each year. About 60% start in the glottis, 35% in the supraglottis and the rest develop in the subglottis or overlap more than one area. Background Information Background Information It is more common in men than women and most commonly diagnosed between the ages of 55-64. The front of the larynx in men, where the central plates form a ridge, is often referred to as the “Adam’s Apple” The larynx produces raw sound, which is formed into recognizable sounds through the mouth. Background Infomation Background Infomation Sypmtoms Sypmtoms A sore throat or cough that does not go away. Trouble or pain when swallowing. Ear pain. A lump in the neck or throat. A change or hoarseness in the voice. Diagnostic Tests Diagnostic Tests Physical exam of the throat and neck: An exam to check the throat and neck for abnormal areas. The doctor will feel the inside of the mouth with a gloved finger and examine the mouth and throat with a small long-handled mirror and light. The neck will be felt for swollen lymph nodes. Diagnostic Tests Diagnostic Tests Biopsy : The removal of cells or tissues so they can be viewed under a microscope by a pathologist to check for signs of cancer. The sample of tissue may be removed during one of the following procedures: Laryngoscopy : A procedure to look at the larynx (voice box) for abnormal areas. A mirror or a laryngoscope (a thin, tube-like instrument with a light and a lens for viewing) is inserted through the mouth to see the larynx. A special tool on the laryngoscope may be used to remove samples of tissue. Endoscopy : A procedure to look at organs and tissues inside the body, such as the throat, esophagus, and trachea to check for abnormal areas. An endoscope (a thin, lighted tube with a light and a lens for viewing) is inserted through an opening in the body, such as the mouth. A special tool on the endoscope may be used to remove samples of tissue. Diagnostic Tests Diagnostic Tests CT scan (CAT scan): A procedure that makes a series of detailed pictures of areas inside the body, taken from different angles. The pictures are made by a computer linked to an x-ray machine. A dye may be injected into a vein or swallowed to help the organs or tissues show up more clearly. This procedure is also called computed tomography, computerized tomography, or computerized axial tomography. Diagonostic Tests Diagonostic Tests PET scan (positron emission tomography scan): A procedure to find malignant tumor cells in the body. A small amount of radioactive glucose (sugar) is injected into a vein. The PET scanner rotates around the body and makes a picture of where glucose is being used in the body. Malignant tumor cells show up brighter in the picture because they are more active and take up more glucose than normal cells do. Diagnostic Tests Diagnostic Tests Bone scan : A procedure to check if there are rapidly dividing cells, such as cancer cells, in the bone. A very small amount of radioactive material is injected into a vein and travels through the bloodstream. The radioactive material collects in the bones with cancer and is detected by a scanner. Diagonostic Tests Diagonostic Tests Barium swallow : A series of x-rays of the esophagus and stomach. The patient drinks a liquid that contains barium (a silver-white metallic compound). The liquid coats the esophagus and stomach, and x-rays are taken. This procedure is also called an upper GI series. Treatements Treatements The stage of the disease. The location and size of the tumor. Keeping the patient's ability to talk, eat, and breathe as normal as possible. Whether the cancer has come back (recurred). Lasar Surgery Lasar Surgery Photodynamic therapy (PDT) : you have an injection of a drug that makes laryngeal cancer cells sensitive to the laser light. PDT may also be used to control symptoms of advanced laryngeal cancer. The surgeon makes a cut in your
Transcript: Brain Cancer!!!! What is brain cancer?? There are two main types of brain cancer. Primary brain cancer starts in the brain. Metastatic brain cancer starts somewhere else in the body and moves to the brain. Brain tumors can be benign, with no cancer cells. How does one get it? As with tumors elsewhere in the body, the exact cause of most brain tumors is unknown. treatment? Brain cancer is one of the trickiest types of cancer for alternative medicine to treat. While it is easy to kill the cancer cells in a brain cancer patient (many alternative cancer treatments easily penetrate the blood-brain barrier), it is not easy to safely kill the cancer cells. The problem is that the debris from dead cancer cells can be very difficult to safely remove from the brain. Preventionsteps/Immunization Cancer vaccines are designed to boost the body’s natural ability to protect itself, through the immune system, from dangers posed by damaged or abnormal cells such as cancer cells. Prone to certain populations/areas http://www.braintumor.org/patients-family-friends/about-brain-tumors/?gclid=CLaGmvHZuKwCFZFb7AoddhvUmg(according to the website above). Symptoms Brain cancer takes up space within the skull and can interfere with normal brain activity. It can increase pressure in the brain, shift the brain or push it against the skull, and/or invade and damage nerves and healthy brain tissue. Complications A brain tumor can cause complications depending on the part of your brain that's affected. Complications can include: Weakness. A brain tumor can damage any part of the brain. But if the part of the brain involved happens to control strength or movement of an arm or leg, it could produce definite weakness in that part of the body. Cutting edge research We understand that brain tumor and cancer patients are in desperate need of new, effective treatments. To advance the most promising leads we partner with top notch researchers to bring new treatments to patients as quickly as possible.In total, Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure has awarded over $15 million to fund brain tumor and brain cancer research. Our research projects are quite diverse: ranging from creating targeted therapeutics to improving drug delivery to developing new preclinical screening mouse models to honing diagnostic biomarkers. A common characteristic of these projects is that most would not have moved forward without our funding. •Cancer vaccines are designed to boost the body’s natural ability to protect itself, through the immune system, from dangers posed by damaged or abnormal cells such as cancer cells As with tumors elsewhere in the body, the exact cause of most brain tumors is unknown. It can increase pressure in the brain, shift the brain or push it against the skull, and/or invade and damage nerves and healthy brain tissue.
Transcript: bEFORE YOU MAKE UP YOUR MIND, OPEN IT Anishua Roberts, Taija Horne Janae Belcher, Brianne Chamber WHAT The five most important parts of the brain outside of the lobes would be the: medulla pons hypothalamus hippocampus amygdala What is this Prezi about? Functions: breathing digestion heart beat blood pressure swallowing (automatic functions) Effect of not having the medulla oblongata: DEATH!!!!! Medulla Oblongata Medulla oblongata Pons The pons Functions: Connects the upper and lower part of the brain. Relays messages from the cortex and the cerrebellum. Plays a key role in sleep and dreaming. Location: Sits right above the medulla oblongata. Effect of not having the Pons: Stroke Hippocampus hippoCAMPUS Functions stores conscious memories responsible for long term memory' This is important because it helps us remember daily functions of life. Effect of not having the hippocampus: Memory loss Functions: Responsible for the response of memory of emotions... especially fear. The integritive center for emotions, emotional behavior, and motivation. Location: At the end of the hippocampus, in the frontal portion of the temporal lobe. Effects of not having the Amygdala: More likely to take bigger risk than one can handle with smaller potential gains. Amygdala Amygdala hypothalamus hypothalamus Functions: Responsibility for behaviors such as hunger and thrist Maintains body temperature Controls pituitary gland Serves as a bridge Effects of not having the Hypothalamus: You would have depression, hyper activity, abnormal, and responses to stress hypothalamus hypothalamus
Transcript: Stages of Cancer types of cancers Cancer affects on families Cancer on the Rise Shakira Douglas Support Breast Cancer Awareness Cancer Ribbons Breast Cancer alone has a national month (October) how does cancer form? Cancer “American Cancer Society” Making Strides against Breast Cancer. Making Strides, 2001. Web 27 Nov. 2012. <http://www.makingstrides.acsevents.org/site/pageServer?pagename=MSABC_FY13_national_Corporate_Supporters “Breast Cancer and Prostate from Faye Mosby” Personal interview. 27 Nov. 2012 "Cancer Diagnosis." Cancer Diagnosis. News Medical, 25 Nov. 2012. Web. 25 Nov. 2012. <http://www.news-medical.net/health/Cancer-Diagnosis.aspx>. "Cancer from Tonya Ward" Personal interview. 22 Nov. 2012. "Cancer Prevention and Control." Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 27 Oct. 2011. Web. 24 Nov. 2012. http://www.cdc.gov/cancer/dcpc/prevention/. "National Cancer Institute." Cancer Staging. National Cancer Institute, 2012. Web. 24 Nov. 2012. <http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/factsheet/detection/staging>. "National Cancer Institute." Common Cancer Types -. National Cancer Institute, 2012. Web. 24 Nov. 2012. <http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/types/commoncancers>. "National Cancer Institute." What Is Cancer? -. National Cancer Institute, 2012. Web. 24 Nov. 2012. <http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/cancerlibrary/what-is-cancer>. "Result Filters." National Center for Biotechnology Information. U.S. National Library of Medicine, 16 Nov. 2012. Web. 25 Nov. 2012. <http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23163522>. U.S. Cancer Statistics Working Group. United States Cancer Statistics: 1999–2008 Incidence and Mortality Web-based Report. Atlanta (GA): Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and National Cancer Institute; 2012. Available at: http://www.cdc.gov/uscs. Vogelstein, Bert, and Kenneth W. Kinzler. "Cancer Genes and the Pathways They Control." Celebrating Our Tenth Year Historical Perspective 10.8 (2004): 789-99. Print. What's New." National Cancer Center, 2 Oct. 2012. Web. 25 Nov. 2012. <http://www.ncc.go.jp/en/whatsnew.html>. Leiomyosarcoma Cancer what is it? Works Cited Cancer is the general name for a group of more than 100 diseases. Although there are many kinds of cancer, all cancers start because abnormal cells grow out of control. Untreated cancers can cause serious illness and death stages of cancer From February 1973 to December 2011, 12 cases of esophageal leiomyosarcoma were identified. The principal symptoms included progressive dysphagia in 11 cases (91.7%), retrosternal/back pain in four (33.3%), weight loss in four (33.3%), upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage in two (16.7%), and emesis in two (16.7%) (National Center).
Transcript: The term "brain cancer" is used to refer to any abnormal, malignant growth around the brain. Because of the brains importance in the body, brain cancer is very harmful. Headaches with no obvious cause Vomiting with no nausea Changes in behavior Ex. (Memory loss, impaired judgement The causes of brain cancer are largely unknown, however some factors have been linked to this cancer, including Ionizing Radiation Exposure to certain toxins (Oil Refineries) Risk is also thought to be increased by hereditary factors. Brain cancer treatment is similar to treatment of most cancers. This includes Chemotherapy Radiation Therapy Surgery Every case of cancer is different, and therefore treatment is generally varied based on the individual 10 ( Not so fun) Facts Althought it is a commonly held belief, cell phone usage has not been proven to increase the risk of brain cancer at all. More knowledge about brain cancer has been gained in the last 10 years than in the 100 years preceding them Brain Tumors most commonly come from other parts of the body, rather then originating at the brain itself. Brain tumors formed during childhood are the leading cause of death in people under the age of 20 Many tumors will invade parts of the brain integral to normal body function, making surgery impossible No two cases of brain cancer are alike, complicating the options for treatment Overview Treatment Headaches caused by brain cancer are often not helped by painkillers The color grey is used to represent brain cancer on awareness ribbons Brain cancer has a mortality rate of 4.5 per 100,000 An estimated 35% of adults living with a brain tumor will live 5 years or longer. Brain Cancer May is national Brain cancer awareness month Although brain cancer can refer to many things, they generally have similar symptoms, including... Causes Symptoms
Transcript: Cancer Free! "Now What?" Welcome Welcome Nancy Morales Licensed Practicing Counselor Registered Art Therapist Physical Emotional Identity Spiritual Community Common Difficulties Introduction “When I finished my last cycle of chemotherapy, friends and family congratulated me on being “done.” What they couldn’t know was that in some ways the hardest part of my cancer experience began." Testimonials "I thought I’d want to celebrate or dance a jig in my hospital gown or throw a rager when I got to the end of my treatment. But it didn’t feel anything like the endgame I had imagined. It took me a long time to be able to say I was a cancer patient. Then, for a long time, I was only that: A cancer patient. Now that I’m done with my treatment, I’m struggling to figure out who I am. On paper, I am better: I no longer have cancer, and with every passing day I’m getting stronger. The constant flood of doctor’s appointments, blood tests, and phone calls from concerned family and friend have trickled to a slow drip. But off paper, I feel far from being a healthy 26-year- old woman. "I thought I’d want to celebrate or dance a jig in my hospital gown or throw a rager when I got to the end of my treatment. But it didn’t feel anything like the endgame I had imagined. It took me a long time to be able to say I was a cancer patient. Then, for a long time, I was only that: A cancer patient. Now that I’m done with my treatment, I’m struggling to figure out who I am. On paper, I am better: I no longer have cancer, and with every passing day I’m getting stronger. The constant flood of doctor’s appointments, blood tests, and phone calls from concerned family and friend have trickled to a slow drip. But off paper, I feel far from being a healthy 26-year- old woman." "We like to think of the end of cancer treatment as the closing of a chapter, but what most people don't realize is that the emotional struggle continues long after." Educational Information Body Awareness Mindfulness Training Art Therapy Directives Cancer Wellness Community Empower Coach Physical Emotional Identity Spiritual Community I Feel.... The Most Challenging The Least Challenging Cancer Wellness Center Therapists Complimentary Therapies Dietician & Instructors Personal Direction and Classes Presenters Demonstrations Physical Physical Pain Misconceptions Age is not a pathology X-ray reports severe degeneration If the pain is intense I am going to do further damage if I move. With all the knowledge and technology and medications they should be able to make this go away. Topic 3 Topic 3 Topic 4 Topic 4 Topic 5 Topic 5 Topic 6 Topic 6
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