Essay on lung cancer

929 Words May 26th, 2014 4 Pages
Lung Cancer

By Brayan Almora and Hector Aparicio Pedroza
Ms. Powell, 7th Language Arts
Problem – Solution Paper
May 15, 2014

Lung Cancer Causes and Treatments

Lung cancer is defined as abnormal cell tissue that forms in tissues of the lungs. It is estimated that there are 224,210 new cases every year, while the estimated deaths are numbered at 159,260 per year . There are several options of treatment and are as follows: Surgery, Chemotherapy, Radiation Therapy, Immunotherapy and Vaccine Therapy. Research and advertisement has brought about much change to the public awareness. Many tobacco companies in North Carolina and nationwide have had to make changes to their products and sales. There are
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The last type of cancer is known as lung Carcinoid Tumor. Fewer than 5% of lung cancers are lung carcinoid tumors. They are also sometimes called lung neuroendocrine tumors. Most of these tumors grow slowly and rarely spread. There are many commercials regarding the use of tobacco and images of patients who have had their voice boxes removed. The commercials help the public to respond to the results of throat cancer.
While companies like RJR in North Carolina and others have posted information on their web pages regarding the effects of tobacco, it remains a health concern serious disease like cancer and heart disease. RJR has mentioned that it has its business for the stakeholders. The stakeholders enjoy the tobacco and understand the health risks involved. The perspective or guiding principles and beliefs of the shareholders is that “At R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company we operate our business in a responsible manner that best balances the desires of our many stakeholders. Our Guiding Principles and Beliefs seek to reflect the interests of shareholders, adult tobacco consumers, employees and other stakeholders (RJR, 2013).” RJR markets the product to many of the shareholders who many are adult consumers of the product. RJR is only one of the tobacco companies that believe this philosophy. People have a free choice to smoke but over the past few years, restaurants and other public places have cut back on the use of tobacco products

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