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Cancer bby m & j.pptx 4

  1. 1. Cancer: Breast cancer and Leukemia By: Maria Jimenez & Jennifer Avila
  2. 2. What is Breast Cancer?  Breast cancer is a cancer that begins within the tissue of the breast.  There are two types of cancer:  Ductal  Lobular  Most breast cancers begin within cells that line the ducts (Ductal)  While some start within cells lining the lobules (Lobular)  http://www.cancer.org/cancer/breastcancer/detailedguide/breast-cancer-what-isbreast-cancer
  3. 3. What is Leukemia  Leukemia (the term leukemia means white blood cells) is a type of blood cancer in which begins in the bone marrow.  The bone marrow, the soft tissue in the center of a bone, is where blood cells are produced.  Someone who leukemia has an abnormal (out of control) production of blood cells.  Unlike normal blood cells that die and are replaced by other blood cells, abnormal blood cells keep on dividing and taking up more and more space.  Due to dividing blood cells, there is less space for normal cells and the person gets sick.
  4. 4. Symptoms of Leukemia
  5. 5. Signs of Breast Cancer
  6. 6. Number of deaths with breast cancer per year • What researchers had hypothesized that about 232,340 women get diagnosed with and 39,620 women will die of breast cancer in 2013.
  7. 7. Number of deaths with Leukemia per year • The estimate of scientist had predicted is that 27,880 men and 20,730 women will be diagnosed with leukemia and 23,720 men and women will die of leukemia.
  8. 8. Video • www.youtube.com/watch?v=FJOYAaygQFE • http://www3.mdanderson.org/streams/CompactVideoPlayer 2.cfm?xml=cfg/Breast-Cancer-Risks-Options--cfg
  9. 9. Podcast • http://lls.hipcast.com/rss/childhoodcancers.xml • http://www.muschealth.com/multimedia/Podcasts/displayPo d.aspx?podid=572
  10. 10. Bibliography • http://www.cancer.org/cancer/breastcancer/detailedguide/breas t-cancer-what-is-breast-cancer • www.google.com • www.youtube.com

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