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.
TYPES OF CANCER-There are many types of cancer. -The most common types are: *Lung Cancer *Breast Cancer *Leukemia *Bladder Cancer *Brain Tumors
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.
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.
LUNG CANCERThis it what lung cancer looks like.
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
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.
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.
SYMPTOMS -Chest Pain -Coughing non stop -Coughing up blood -Fatigue-Losing weight without trying -Shortness of breath
LATE SYMPTOMS -Bone pain or tenderness -Eyelid drooping -Facial paralysis-Hoarseness or changing voice -Joint pain -Shoulder pain -Weakness
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.
!!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.
REFERENCES(PICS)-Unknown “lung cancer xray” (unknown date)http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/images/lungcancerxray.jpg-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