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Cancer Series:

 

For Grassroots Audiences

Introduction to cancer - Part 1. A Guide for General Audiences: This module gives an overview of the disease, from its causes to learning how to cope with cancer itself. This introduction touches on the many factors, symptoms and treatments that occur within its staging process, as well as treatments and other alternative medicines.

Introduction to cancer - Part 2. A Guide for General Audiences: This module describes risk factors for cancer such as alcohol, obesity, poor diet and lack of activity. It also explains screening tests, symptoms, laboratory tests, imaging tests, biopsies, staging and treatments.

Introduction to cancer - Part 3 A Guide for General Audiences: This module describes cancer treatments, adverse effects, recovery and follow-up care after surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, hormone therapy, biological therapy, stem cell transplantation. This part also emphasizes the benefits of good nutrition and physical activity.

 

Bladder cancer - Part 1. A Guide for General Audiences: This module is specifically targeted to general audiences and describes the bladder, bladder cells, risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis and treatments.

Bladder cancer - Part 2. A Guide for General Audiences: This module is specifically targeted to general audiences and describes treatment, rehabilitation, nutrition and follow-up care.

 

Brain tumors - Part 1. A Guide for General Audiences: This module is specifically targeted to general audiences and deals with primary brain tumors by explaining the brain, risk factors, tumor grades, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment.

Brain tumors - Part 2. A Guide for General Audiences: This module is specifically targeted to general audiences and deals with primary brain tumors by explaining treatment options such as surgery, radiation therapy and chemotherapy; nutrition; supportive care for related problems; rehabilitation and follow-up care.

 

Cervical cancer - Part 1. A Guide for General Audiences: The opening half of this module helps women understand the cancer cell growth in the cervix, while showing the risk factors and symptoms of this disease. The module further details the diagnosis of the cancer, as well as the staging process.

Cervical cancer - Part 2. A Guide for General Audiences: In the latter half, this module depicts the treatments available to women, such as surgery, radiation and chemotherapy, including their process and effects.

 

Colorectal cancer - Part 1. A Guide for General Audiences: This module is specifically targeted to general audiences and describes diagnosis and staging.

Colorectal cancer - Part 2

Hodgkin Lymphoma - Part 1. A Guide for General Audiences: This module is specifically targeted to general audiences and describes the lymphatic system, risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis and staging.

Hodgkin Lymphoma - Part 2. A Guide for General Audiences: This module is specifically targeted to general audiences and describes the resistance and recurrence, treatment, nutrition, physical activity and follow-up care.

 

Ovarian Cancer (Express module) A Guide for Grass Roots Audiences: This module describes the ovaries, ovarian cancer, risk factors, detection and diagnosis, staging, treatment options, active surveillance and follow-up care.

Cáncer de Ovario (Modulo Expreso) (Spanish)

 

Pancreatic cancer. A Guide for General Audiences: This module begins with an overview of the pancreas and cancer cells, while further explaining the risk factors, symptoms and diagnosis of the disease. The discussion includes staging and treatment, including follow-up care.

Prostate cancer. A Guide for General Audiences: This module examines the function of the prostate gland, as well as the causes, symptoms and screening process of this kind of cancer. The module also describes the prevention techniques and treatment options as well.

 

Prostate Cancer (Express Module) A Guide for Grass Roots Audiences: This module describes the prostate, prostate cancer, risk factors, detection and diagnosis, treatment, active surveillance and follow-up care.

Cáncer de Próstata (Modulo Expreso) (Spanish)

Renal (Kidney) Cancer. A Guide for General Audiences: This module is specifically targeted to general audiences and describes the types of renal cancer, anatomy of the kidneys, risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis, staging and treatment.

 

FOR HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS

Breast cancer - Part 1. This module discusses the anatomy of the female breast, as well as the causes, types, risks and symptoms of breast cancer. The module also illustrates its diagnosis, including self-examination, and possible treatments.

Breast cancer - Part 2. A Guide for Health Care Professionals: This module is specifically targeted to health care professionals and explains mammograms, biopsies, laboratory tests, staging, risk factors and treatment options.

 

Breast cancer - Part 3. A Guide for Health Care Professionals: This module is specifically targeted to health care professionals and explains anatomy of a woman’s breast, cancer cells, risk factors, symptoms, staging, nutrition, physical activity and follow-up care.

Breast cancer - Part 4

 

Lung cancer This module reviews lung functions. It then examines signs and symptoms and the diagnosis of lung cancer using a variety of methods. The module looks at staging and treatments of lung cancer including surgery, radiation and chemotherapy.