HCA 240 Week 2 CheckPoint 2 Cancer Patient Information Sheet (2

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For more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com • Resources: American Cancer Society (ACS) Web site at http://www.cancer.org and the National Cancer Institute (NCI) Web site at http://www.cancer.gov • Due Date: Day 5 [Individual] forum • Create a patient information sheet for a type of cancer of your choice, using either Microsoft® Word or PowerPoint®. Refer to the American Cancer Society and the National Cancer Institute Web sites for information on your selected form of cancer. • Present the information in 250 to 300 words. Your goal is to educate a wide range of individuals who vary in age, reading level, and socioeconomic status. Be mindful of unique characteristics associated with the affected population. Because you have a limited word count, be brief and choose your words carefully. Be creative in your layout while maintaining a professional appearance. • Organize the information into five sections: o Causes and risk factors o Prevention, detection, and diagnosis techniques o How the cancer affects the body o Treatment options and side effects o Name and contact information of at least one support group • Include at least one image (picture or diagram) that supports any of the details you present in the patient information sheet. Include an APA-formatted citation for the image. • Post your patient information sheet as an attachment

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