Essay on effects of cancer

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     In this paper I’m going to enlighten the reader on the struggles and hardships that people have living and maintaining with cancer. The stress that cancer causes is enough to change the emotional balance of ones environment. Physical pain is a factor that causes a person with cancer to do not want their life to continue. Some more factors that people deal with while assessing cancer are emotional pain, treatment, expenses, and just learning to how to cope with cancer.

     Cancer is a sickness that interferes with a person’s life and changes their daily schedule and also effect’s his or her families regular activities. Cancer strikes one out of every three people, almost
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     This portion of the paper is going to talk a little about the treatment and expenses that come along with having cancer. For “a few pennies a month,” healthcare providers can consistently manage and control cancer pain much more effectively using guideline-based care than more everyday traditional approaches, according to a new Duke University Medical Center study. Guideline-based pain management is a normal approach to calming down using a pre-determined treatment plan for patients. Other approaches by doctors or etc. is less effective and depends on the knowledge of pain and treatment intervention as well as if the patient is willing to call the doctor to report pain and ask what help or assistance they could get. New cancer drugs may have their biggest impact on the littlest patients. Conventional treatments have worked wonders in children with cancer: before 1970, young patients had little chance of survival; today, three quarters make it past the critical five-year mark. But standard chemotherapy and radiation can ravage a child's body and brain in ways that may not show up until years later. Greta Greer, manager of the American Cancer Society's Cancer Survivors Network, says: "It's not all over when the treatment is over." The majority of today's adult survivors of childhood cancer were treated, pediatric oncologists were focused first and foremost on saving their patients, despite the toxic cost.

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