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Acute Myeloid Leukemia

Posted on June 28th, 2019 by Andrew L. Hughes

Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) is an aggressive bone marrow cancer that can also be found in the blood. In this cancer, cells that should turn into white blood cells, red blood cells, or platelets are mutated. Because of this mutation, […]

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Occupational Carcinogens: Secondhand Smoke

Posted on June 28th, 2019 by Andrew L. Hughes

As of 1964, cigarette smoke was recognized as a cause of many health problems, including lung cancer, cardiovascular disease, heart disease, stroke, and emphysema. However, in 1972, the Surgeon General published its first report that clearly identified secondhand smoke as […]

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Multiple Myeloma

Posted on June 25th, 2019 by Andrew L. Hughes

Multiple myeloma is cancer occurring in plasma cells located in bone marrow. Plasma is important for maintenance of a healthy immune system because it produces antibodies that allow the body to fight off infections and other germs. Simply put, multiple […]

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Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma

Posted on June 24th, 2019 by Andrew L. Hughes

Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma is a term that can be used for many different kinds of lymphoma that all share the same characteristics. Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma affects the white blood cells, (lymphocytes) which impact their ability to fight off infections and other germs […]

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Colorectal Cancer

Posted on June 17th, 2019 by Andrew L. Hughes

Colorectal cancer (also known as rectal cancer or colon cancer) is a cancer that begins to form in the colon or rectum. Though colon cancer and rectal cancer are two distinct diagnoses, they are often merged together, as the diagnoses […]

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