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It was treated by cauterization, a method which destroys the tissue with a hot instrument. (Fayed) "Types of cancer diagnosed in children." http://www.envirohealthpolicy.net/kidstest/graphs/types%20of%20cancer%20graph.htm http://www.oliverwyman.com How common is cancer? Hipocrates believed that there were four fluids in the human body (blood, phlegm, yellow bile and black bile) and if you had too much black bile in one specific area it would cause cancer.
Some doctors thought that cancer was contagious and was spread upon contact. Believed Causes "Half of all men and one-third of all women in the US will develop cancer during their lifetimes." ("What is Cancer?")
Millions of People, in the present day, have had cancer or have cancer now.
Cancer can be avoidable in some ways. Some examples are:
Stay active Origin Testing and Diagnosis Screening:
For some cancers, screening and early detection are a good way for a cure. Causes of Cancer Hippocrates believed that the body had four fluids (blood, phlegm, yellow bile, and black bile) and that if you had too much black bile in one area of the body you would develop cancer.
Some doctors believed that cancer was contagious and could be spread through others. (Mandal) History of Technology Works Cited Random History Facts "In the early 1900's, the famous German chemist Paul Ehrlich set about developing drugs to treat infectious disease. He was also the first person who made up the term chemotherapy.(DeVita, Chu)"
"Statistics show that half of all men and one third of all women in the United Stated will develop cancer during their lifetimes(Cancer Treatment Centers)."
"The top three most common cancers in the U.S. are Prostate cancer, Breast cancer, and Lung cancer.(Cancer Treatment Centers)." S The relative survival rate for 2002-2008 was 68% for all cancer in general. In 1975-1977 the survival rate was only 49%. Almost a 20% increase. Sydney Heather Sydney Heather Heather Heather Heather Sydney Sydney There are several ways to test:
Physical Exam-Look for bumps, skin color changes, abnormalities.
Laboratory tests-urine and blood tests.
Imaging tests- computerized tomography (CT) scan, bone scan, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), ultrasound and X-ray
Biopsy-Testing a sample of cells. This is the best way to know positively know if you have cancer. (AIDS) Development of Cancer Treatments Alix Logan Logan Logan Logan Logan Oncology
Focal Therapy Treating the Tumor Inform/Educate
Rehabilitation Discovery Cancer surgery: In the 19th and early 20th century surgery became more popular because of anesthesia was advancing.
Radiation: in 1896 german physics professor, Wilhem Conrad Roentgen discovered the X-ray. Within the next three years it was being used as treatment for cancer.
Chemotherapy:During WWII,soldiers who were exposed to mustard gas during military action developed toxic bone marrow suppression. they developed a similar chemical to kill the cancer.
(Mandal) Basic Cancer FACTS poo Creating a world without cancer. 1. “Profile: Naomi Halas.” NOVA beta. 19 April 2005. Web Video. April 1 2013. (http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/body/naomi-halas.html)
2. “What You Need To Know About Cancer.” National Cancer Institute. 4 October 2006. Web Page. April 1 2013. (http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/wyntk/cancer/page1/AllPages#13)
3. Newman, Kira. “The Future of Cancer Research.” The Atlas Society: The New Individualist. Web Article. April 1 2013. (http://www.atlassociety.org/tni/future-cancer-research)
4. “Our Plans for the Future.” Cancer Research UK. Web. April I 2013. (http://www.cancerresearchuk.org/about-us/what-we-do/research/future-research/)
5. “The Future of Cancer Care: Making the Pieces Fit.” Oliver Wyman. Web. April 1 2013. (http://www.oliverwyman.com/5220.htm#.UWNEB5OG2Sq) The future of cancer care. "In 400 B.C. Hippocrates uses the term karcinos to describe tumors. Karcinos evolved into cancer(Major Events in the History of Cancer)."
"In 1964 Surgeon General's report establishes an undeniable link between smoking and cancer(Major Events in the History of Cancer)." "Anesthesia becomes widely available in 1846, to have surgery to remove tumors(Major Events in The History of Cancer)."
"Chemotherapy was discovered in 1919 during World War 1(Major Events in The History of Cancer)."
"The first cancer screening that was widely used was known as the Pap test. The test was developed by George Papanicolaou. He noted that the test could help in finding cervical cancer early. He started this in 1923(Elnawaway)." "The worlds oldest documented case of cancer hails from ancient Egypt, in 1500 B.C. (Fayed)"
"Hippocrates believed that that the body had four different body fluids, blood, phlegm, yellow bile, and back bile. he believed that an imbalance of the black bile can cause cancer(Elnawawy)." American Cancer Society. "Cancer Facts and Figures 2013." cancer.org January 2013: 1-64. PDF
"What is Cancer." http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerbasics/what-is-cancer. 2013. Web. 21 March 2013.
Mayo Clinic Staff. "Tests and Diagnosis." www.mayoclinic.com/health/cancer/DS01076/DSECTION=testsanddiagnosis.1998-2013. Web. March 23 2013. ("Types of Cancer Diagnosed in Children") (Mayo Clinic Staff) Deaths from Certain Cancers in the US in 2013 Brain- 14,080
Lymphoma-19,020 (American Cancer Society) ("What is Cancer?") Fayed, Lisa. "The History of Cancer." About.com. Article. 8 April, 2013.
Elnawawy, Ahmed. "Past Technology." GRRCR Immunization. 2013. Article. 8 April, 2013. DeVita, Vincent and Chu, Edward. "The History of Cancer Chemotherapy." Cancer Research. Article. 8 April, 2013. "Cancer Treatment Centers." cancercenter.com. Article. 8 April, 2013. "Major Events in the History of Cancer." AARP. Article. 8 April, 2013.