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1,554 wordsSkin cancer is a disease that can affect any one. Skin cancer includes many types that can be classified as severe or superficial. Consequently, treatment of skin cancer depends on the degree of severity a person has. In the following paper, we will shed lights on the types of skin cancer and its causes. Finally, we will investigate how to treat the different types of cancer and how to avoid it. Skin cancer is a term used to describe cancer in skin tissues. The skin is made of several layers. Sk...
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1,332 wordster> What Keeps Us Alive Can Also Kill Us Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States. According to current estimates, 40 to 50 percent of Americans who live to age 65 will have skin cancer at least once. There are two different types of skin cancer: Melanomous and non-melanomas. To understand both of these terms a little better you need to be aware that your skin is divided up into 3 layers: the epidermis, dermis, and sub cutis. The top layer, the epidermis, is ...
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The Dangers Of Contracting Skin Cancer From Sun
903 wordsHave you ever had a sunburn that was so bad that about a week later your skin started to peel, well this happened to a woman named Sharon Lasky. In her childhood she got her share of sunburns and now is paying the price. Two years ago at the age of 40 she was diagnosed with an intermediate-stage melanoma. According to the health journal Heart and Soul, it has been proven that people who experienced blistering sunburns earlier in their life are particularly susceptible to malignant melanomas late...
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1,390 wordsEvery hour one American is killed by skin cancer and every thirty seconds one American gets skin cancer. Cancer is a deadly disease that alters the DNA of a skin cell and causes it to reproduce at a rapid pace. This overproduction of cells can be harmful and in many cases deadly. Out of these cancers the most common is Basal cell carcinoma. Many steps have been made in the treatment of Basal Cell Carcinoma, some have been very successful and some not. The cells that have the altered DNA are call...
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Ozone Depletion Ozone Layer
2,469 wordsThe Potential Effects of a Depleted Ozone Layer And God said, let there be light and there was light and then God saw the light, that it was good (Genesis 1: 3 - 4). Undoubtedly, light is good. Without light man could not survive. Light is the ultimate cosmic force in this universe allowing man to progress and flourish. In the form of heat, light from the sun warms the Earth. Light, also, is the single most important factor influencing the growth and development of plants. Photosynthesis, a proc...
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343 wordsI went to Hawaii on vacation to get a tan, but I got something else instead. Ultraviolet rays are stronger, and hotter near the equator. When I got home I got x-rays. I was sent for treatment with gamma rays. Wow! What a vacation. It was so hot that I had to jump into a pool just to cool off. Ultraviolet rays have wavelengths between 10 nm and 430 nm. They also have a very high frequency of about 10, 000, 000, 000, 000, 000 Hz. - 1, 000, 000, 000, 000, 000, 000 Hz. Photon energy emissions are al...
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1,135 wordsEnvironmental Concerns: The Depletion Of The OzoneEnviormental Concerns: The Depletion Of The Ozone Layer Environmental Concerns: The Ozone Layer By David Wood Everyday millions of people are exposed to an invisible danger. An unseen danger that can cause horrible and drastic effects. Something so horrible that without prevention could lead to a horrible future. This danger is the depleting of the Ozone Layer. As it gets thinner and thinner more and more harmful UV rays will pass into our atmosp...
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Protect Against Sunburn Skin Cancer Cells
594 wordsCancer is a word used to describe a group of diseases. Each has its own name, its own treatment, and its own chances of being cured. Each is different from the others in many ways, but every cancer, whatever its called or whatever part of the body it is located in, is a disease of the body's cells. Skin cancer is the most prevalent of all cancers, and its increasingly common. About a million Americans will develop skin cancer in a year. It is a disease in which cancer cells are found in the oute...
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Ozone Depletion Ozone Layer
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755 wordsI do not think that until recent evidence of our depleting ozone, that the 20 th century population showed much concern. I know that when I was younger it did not matter to me the importance of using an aerosol can of hair spray or a plastic pump non-aerosol hairspray. I figured that they were all the same. I feel that anyone without the education of the destruction would care either. It was not until I read about the evidence of our destruction that my ignorance of the ozone problem became too ...
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1,027 wordsOzone is an important molecule in maintaining the homeostasis in the environment. Ozone, the molecule O 3, makes a layer in the stratosphere, situated 10 to 15 kilometers from the earths surface. The dioxide molecule, O 2 and Oxygen atom O, collide with each other result in the formation of Ozone, O 3. In this reaction, the molecule O 3 contains an excess of energy. Once the molecule is formed, it is not stable enough to last long. The energy-rich O 3 molecules discards the excess energy by coll...
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633 wordsThe ozone layer shields the earth from most of the harmful radiation and light comming from the sun. The ozone reflects and absorbs the ultraviolet rays that try to come in. Without this kind of protection, all living things will be effected by these UV rays. Skin cancer develops in most living mammals as a cause of an overabundance of the suns ultraviolet rays. The ozone layer is located in the earths stratosphere. The ozone layer is located from about fifteen-to-thirty kilometers above the ear...
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768 wordsOzone The problem which I decided to adress in my campaign was the problems that are currently facing our Earths ozone layer and breathable air. In this report I wish to educate you about the effects of ozone and hopefully I will motivate you to change your attitudes and actions to help with the problem. Ozone is defined as an odorless, colorless gas made up of three atoms of oxygen. It exists in our Earths upper atmosphere and at ground level. In the upper atmosphere, ozone serves as a protecti...
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