Nonreproductive Organ Cancers in Women

$54.95
About the Course

The experience of a woman diagnosed with cancer can be distinctive. This course presents many of the primary concepts in nursing care when women are diagnosed with malignancies. The common non-reproductive organ cancers that affect women are addressed, including lung, colorectal, and skin cancers. Information about each of these cancers includes an overview of the epidemiology of the cancer, risk factors, risk assessment, prevention and detection strategies, diagnosis, staging, and treatment modalities. 

Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course, the learner will be able to:
  • Discuss cancer topics relevant to women with cancer, including epidemiology, prevention, and treatment.
  • Discuss the epidemiology, risk factors, prevention and detection strategies, common staging schemas, and treatment options for lung cancer in women.
  • Discuss the epidemiology, risk factors, prevention and detection strategies, common staging schemas, and treatment options for colorectal cancer in women.
  • Discuss the epidemiology, risk factors, prevention and detection strategies, and treatment options for skin cancer in women.
  • Discuss the psychosocial issues that may accompany a diagnosis of cancer, including the nurse’s role in and interventions for these issues.

This course is an extract of, and should not be taken with the course Cancer in Women, 3rd Edition.

About the Author:
Suzanne Mahon, RN, DNSc, AOCN, AGN-BC

Suzanne Mahon, RN, DNSc, AOCN, AGN-BC, has more than 35 years of oncology experience focusing primarily on cancer prevention, early detection, and genetics. She has authored more than 200 publications in peer-reviewed journals.  Dr. Mahon is a frequent speaker for both the public and healthcare professionals on cancer-related topics.
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