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  1. 1. CAUSES & EFFECTSOF LUNG CANCER
  2. 2. STANDARDS-Unit 4: meosis & fertilization standard 2e:the offspring gets half of its DNA from the mom & the other fromthe dad so some infections and diseases could be passed on. -Unit 10: immune system standard 10e:people with certain infections or diseases cant fight them off.
  3. 3. WHAT IS CANCER?-Cancer is the disease in which abnormal cells begin to divide uncontrollably.-The cells start to spread throughout parts in the body through blood and the lymph system. -The cells are powerful enough to be able to invade other tissues.
  4. 4. TYPES OF CANCER-There are many types of cancer. -The most common types are: *Lung Cancer *Breast Cancer *Leukemia *Bladder Cancer *Brain Tumors
  5. 5. MOST DANGEROUS TYPEThere are many types of cancer out there for every part of your body and cells. -The most dangerous one would be lung cancer. -There are many causes to it and possible out comes.
  6. 6. LUNG CANCER -Lung cancer is when cells grow uncontrollably in one or both lungs-These abnormal cells keep on dividing and create lumps or masses of tissue called tumors. -Lung cancer is hereditary. -It’s more common to be passed down in women.
  7. 7. LUNG CANCERThis it what lung cancer looks like.
  8. 8. CAUSES OF LUNG CANCER -There are many causes to lung cancer. -The main causes are: *smoking *secondhand smoke *Asbestos fibers *Radon gas-The most common causes are smoking & second hand smoke
  9. 9. SMOKING -Smoking is when tobacco is burned and then either tasted or inhaled. -Smoking is 90% that cancer is caused.-The chances of getting lung cancer increases with every cigarette that one smokes. -Approximately 5.4 million people per year die because of smoking cigarettes. -The majority of people smoke cigarettes.
  10. 10. WHAT SMOKING DOES TO YOU
  11. 11. SECOND HAND SMOKE -Secondhand smoke is when non-smokers take in nicotine and other chemicals. -They get the same harm as people that smoke. -It causes more things other than cancer.-Second hand smoke is a cause to lung cancer & could also be linked with leukemia.
  12. 12. SECOND HAND SMOKE
  13. 13. SYMPTOMS -Chest Pain -Coughing non stop -Coughing up blood -Fatigue-Losing weight without trying -Shortness of breath
  14. 14. LATE SYMPTOMS -Bone pain or tenderness -Eyelid drooping -Facial paralysis-Hoarseness or changing voice -Joint pain -Shoulder pain -Weakness
  15. 15. WHO GETS AFFECTED? -The main people that get affected by lung cancer are the ones that smoke. -Also the people that inhale second hand smoke.-The majority of men get lung cancer but it’s been less as time passed.
  16. 16. !!OUTCOME!! -Thousands of Americans die of lung cancer per year. -Second hand smoke causes about 3,000 deaths because people get infected with lung cancer.-Lung cancer could be prevented at times but not always.
  17. 17. REFERENCES(PICS)-Art Writ “lung cancer risk increase in females”(November 8, 2011)http://www.healblog.net/health-news/lung-cancer-risks-increase-in-females/-Unknown “Lung Cancer” (2002-2011)http://www.ct.gov/dph/cwp/view.asp?a=3137&q=388050-Unknown “lung cancer xray” (unknown date)http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/images/lungcancerxray.jpg
  18. 18. REFERENCES -Leo & Gloria Rosen “Lung cancer(non-small cell)” (unknown date) http://www.cancer.org/Cancer/LungCancer-Non- SmallCell/DetailedGuide/non-small-cell-lung-cancer- what-causes-National Cancer Institute “Lung Cancer” (November 23, 2011)http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/lungcancer.html
  19. 19. REFERENCES -Unknown Author “Lung Cancer” (unknown date) http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/types/lung -Unknown Author “Lung Cancer” (1996-2011) http://www.medicinenet.com/lung_cancer/article.htm-Unknown author “What is Lung Cancer” (2004-2011) r http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/info/lung-cancer

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