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Cancer Ppt

Cancer Ppt

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Cancer lecture June 19, 2012
Cancer lecture June 19, 2012

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Oncology
Care of the Patient with Cancer
 
Objectives
Differentiate between benign and malignant tumors
Screening procedures for cancer
General signs and symptoms of cancer
Discuss the prevalence of cancer
Identify risk factors for cancer
Treatment and nursing care of patients with cancer with cancer
 
What Is Cancer?
Cancer
 = abnormal,uncontrolled cellular growth
Benign versus malignanttumors
 –
Malignant tumor =cancerous and capable ofspreading; neoplasm
 –
Benign tumor =noncancerous andnonspreading
1.3 million cases of cancer peryear; 550,000 deaths
Oncology
branch of medicine thatdeals with the study oftumors
Pathophysiology of Cancer
Defect in cellular proliferation
No contact inhibition
Proliferate indiscriminately

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