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Cancer: In a Nutshell (Nursing)

by Rhonda Lawes

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    00:01 So let's wrap up this video series on the overview of cancer.

    00:05 Cancer is a collection of related diseases where there's a breakdown of orderly cell processes.

    00:11 In metastasis, the cancer cells- big dumb bullies, break away from where they first formed, that's our primary cancer site, they travel through the blood and the lymph system and form new tumors.

    00:23 That's metastatic tumors in other parts of the body.

    00:26 Now cancer can be categorized based on the certain types of cell where it begins.

    00:30 That's how we walk through what carcinoma, sarcoma, leukemia, lymphoma, multiple myeloma, melanomas and brain and spinal cord.

    00:41 Thank you for watching our video today.


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    The lecture Cancer: In a Nutshell (Nursing) by Rhonda Lawes is from the course Cancer – Med-Surg Nursing.


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    1. It is a collection of related diseases in which orderly cell processes break down.
    2. It involves metastasis, in which malignant cells travel from the primary tumor site through blood or lymph to form new tumors in distant parts of the body.
    3. It can be categorized based on the type of cell in which it begins.
    4. Its categories include sarcoma, leukemia, lymphoma, multiple myeloma, melanoma, and brain/spinal cord tumors.
    5. The nucleus is smooth in appearance and maintains a uniform, spheroid shape.

    Author of lecture Cancer: In a Nutshell (Nursing)

     Rhonda Lawes

    Rhonda Lawes


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