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My Bright Future In The World Of Medicine

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One in four deaths, in America is due to cancer. This year, and this year alone there is estimated to be approximately 24,090 deaths from leukemia, as well as 52,380 new cases. Leukemia is a type of blood cancer that changes normal blood cells and they then grow uncontrollably, and fill up the bone marrow, averting healthy cells from being made. From there, they begin to build up in the bloodstream, sometimes invading the brain, liver, skin, lymph nodes, kidneys and various other organs, and occasionally producing a substantial mass or tumor, called a chloroma. This is my future in medicine. It may seem grim or discouraging to the average person, but to me, those people are my inspiration. ...view middle of the document...

Following my graduation, I will partner with a group of doctors and work there for a few years as a sort of mentoring affair and build up experience and gather knowledge, advice, reflective insight, constructive criticism and diverse perspectives and experiences from my colleagues.
Eventually, I plan to break away and start my own practice, specializing in AML Leukemia(Acute Myeloid Leukemia- the type of leukemia that is a cancer of the blood forming tissue in the bone marrow; other names include Acute Nonlymphocytic Leukemia or Acute Myelogenous Leukemia) which will consist of testing, diagnosis, and treatments. Some of the treatments will include dietary therapy, chemotherapy, stem cell and bone marrow transplantation, radiation therapy, surgery, and various alternative and or natural cancer treatments. With dietary therapy it can be very difficult to abide by all of the dietary restrictions and guidelines but I believe it is an exceptional and effective way to treat leukemia, paired with one of the other options listed above. Nowadays, most people would be shocked or shun what I am about to say in this essay, but I proudly and blatantly support natural and alternative cancer treatments and will sponsor and refer anyone I can to at the least try them. What most people don’t realize about other more...

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