All About Cancer Treatments
The goal of this course is to help health care professionals learn about several different kinds of cancer treatments, and answers to frequently asked questions.

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Author:Anita Rothera RNC, BS, CDE
Course No:CT030112
Contact Hours:3.00
Method:Online Self Study
Course Expiration:12/31/2014  NOTE: The course must be completed by the expiration date to receive credit
Categories:Critical Care Medicine
Geriatric Medicine
Leadership & Case Management
Medical & Surgical Issues
Oncologic Medicine
Pain Management
Women's Health

NOTE: The course expired on 12/31/2014.
  

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Course Objectives
  • Name two types of radiation therapy.
  • State the median age at diagnosis for cancer of all sites.
  • Name two goals of chemotherapy.
  • State three possible side effects of chemotherapy.
  • Describe how cancer grows.
  • List the three most common types of cancer treatment.
  • Name common problems that might be faced immediately after surgery and longer-term complications that may occur.
  • State three goals of radiation therapy.

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