Appendix B

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Appendix B

For this assignment you will share information with patients about a specific type of cancer by creating a flyer, brochure, or report.

Select and complete one of the following assignments:

Option 1: Families With Children
Option 2: Young Adults
Option 3: Middle-Aged Adults
Option 4: Older Adults

Option 1: Families With Children

Your goal is to educate families with children about a cancer that affects children. Although focused, this group may contain a wide range of individuals who vary in age, reading level, and socioeconomic status. Be mindful of unique characteristics associated with the affected population. Be creative in your layout while maintaining a professional appearance.

• Resources: American Cancer Society website (http://www.cancer.org) and the National Cancer Institute website (http://www.cancer.gov) • Choose one type of cancer that affects children. Share information about this cancer with children and their families. • Create a flyer, brochure, or report using the templates in this document or create your own and present the information in 350 to 500 words. • Organize the information into five sections:

o Causes and risk factors, including environmental risks o Prevention and detection
o How the cancer affects the body
o Treatment options
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 flyer, brochure, or report. • Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.

Option 2: Young Adults

Your goal is to educate young adults about a cancer that affects their age group. Although focused, this group may contain a wide range of individuals who vary in age, reading level, and socioeconomic status. Be mindful of unique characteristics associated with the affected population. Be creative in your layout while...
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