Writing

Writing & Research
Section: 204
Name: Maryam Dibil
ID: 201701858
Instructor’s Name: Dr. Carmen Winkel

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Introduction

Hook
Do you know that 439.2 person of 100,000 men and women affected by cancer each year? (National Cancer Institute, 2018)

Subject/problem
In this research, I will explain the lung cancer in general and how it develops in the lung and then I will mention its causes. After that, I will talk about how smoking has a very strong impact on the lung that may help to develop lung cancer. Finally, I will end with some ways to prevent advancing lung cancer.

Background Information
Cancer is a disease in which cells in the body grow out of control. When cancer starts in the lungs, it is called lung cancer (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2018). The signs of lung cancer might take times to become notable and it may happen in the chest as coughing, soreness in the chest and back, change in the voice, and sounds with each breath. Or occur in somewhere else in the body such as headaches, weakness, muscle wasting, and unjustified weight loss. Unfortunately, there may be no clear causes of lung cancer, but in most cases, lung cancer occurs because of smoking seeing that smoking may harm the cells that protect the lungs. Also, smoking may shorten the life of people by 11-12 years. Not just that, smoking may affect skin, mouth, bones, brain, and much more of the body parts. So, quitting smoking can lower health risk, and also lower the risk of lung cancer by 50% after 10 years. But, you can avoid lung cancer by avoiding smoking, eat healthy food, and exercise for 4 or more days a week. If you, unfortunately, have lung cancer, you can treat that based on your stage, health, and preferences by surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, radiosurgery, or alternative medicines.

Thesis Statement
Continuing in doing some habits may lead you to lung cancer. A habit like smoking or sitting with smokers will definitely damage the immune cells and causes a health risk. Also, some studies found a strong relation between expositing to air pollution like inhalation of chemical compounds and lung cancer. But also, family history, which something you cannot control, can increase the risk of lung cancer.

Outline (informal)

Topic
Lung cancer and smoking

Body 1
• Define the lung cancer, and the nature of lung cancer in detail
• Causes of lung cancer
• A real story about someone affected by lung cancer
• Detecting cancer

Body 2
• concentrating on smoking, which is one of the lung cancer causes.
• Reasons for the dangers of smoking
• The relation between lung cancer and smoking in detail

Body 3
• Preventing lung cancer
• Popular and effective ways of treatment
• Discuss each way in detail