Five-Paragraph Essay Outline

Topic Sentence
___In the American society, cancer is the disease most feared by the majority of people with in the United States. ________________________________________________
Thesis Statement
Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the world. ___________________________________________________
Road map sentence
Cancer can affect men, women, young adults, and children all over the world in different kinds of cancer such as prostate, breast, and leukemia, which are the most common. _____________________________________________
Supporting Paragraph # 1
Topic Sentence _
Prostate cancer is the growth of malignant cells, which is most common, found in older men. ____________________________________
Reason A _This cancer is usually slow growing; however, it can be aggressive, especially in young men. _________________________________________
Reason B _Prostate cancer may be caused by changes in DNA, inherited from parents?, or smoking. _________________________________________
Reason C _Prostate cancer is curable if detected early, but a lack of symptoms can lead to a later detection._________________________________________
Supporting Paragraph # 2
Topic Sentence _Breast cancer occurs in men and women, but is one of the leading causes of death among women. ______________________________________
Reason A _Out of every one hundred women who are diagnosed with breast cancer only one man is diagnosed with breast cancer. (ACS)(American Cancer Society [ACS], 2002) _________________________________________
Reason B _The most validated reason for breast cancer is estradiol exposure. _________________________________________
Reason C _Hereditary, dietary, and lifestyle factors are also contributors to breast cancer risk. _________________________________________
Supporting Paragraph # 3
Topic Sentence __Leukemia is the most common form of cancer in childhood and young adults. _____________________________________
Reason A _Childhood leukemia is called acute leukemia, which is a cancer of early blood forming cells. _________________________________________
Reason B _Chronic leukemia is white blood cells that are produced in young adults. _________________________________________
Reason C _Acute leukemia can occur suddenly, but chronic leukemia takes time to appear._________________________________________
Thesis Statement (restated in different words, summing up)
Cancer may be the second cause of death in the world, but there are different ways to prevent it. There are many treatments for the variety of cancer there are. These treatments may help prevent the cancer from spreading. Most cancer disease is curable and other may cause death. Even though cancer is the disease most feared by America society no one can prevent it from occurring. _______________________________________________________