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What do you know about Cancer?? Do it now: Pick up the materials on the front table. Mental note: You will be assigned a packet to complete during exam week. Turning it in early will secure you bonus points. It is due Mon., Tues., or Wed. What are we doing today? 1. Discuss cancer 2. View a few video clips on cancer. 3. Fill out guided note pages 4. Class quiz: What you know vs what you do. (CPS Game)
What do you know? 1. What is cancer? Cancer is the uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells. 2. What causes cancer? Somehow genes are damaged through exposure to a carcinogen (cancer causing agent) or “damaged” by heredity.(EX. Breast ovarian, prostate, colon, kidney, eye, skin and more) Click on the cells for video links
Tumors D. What are benign and malignant tumors? Benign: non-cancerous, localizes, slow growing tumors (clumps of cells) Malignant: cancerous, spreading tumors What does metastasis mean? When a tumor breaks away from the primary site to another part of the body. Click on tumor for video link
Cancer of these organs have the lowest cure rate. (Pancreas, stomach, brain, skin)
1. Change in bowel or bladder habit 2. A sore that does not heal 3. Unusual bleeding or discharge ( Ear, nose, lungs, rectum, vagina, bladder) 4. Thickening or lump in breast or elsewhere 5. Indigestion or difficulty swallowing 6. Obvious change in wart or mole 7. Nagging cough or hoarseness What are the warning signs of cancer?
What can you do to prevent Cancer? Do this now: Write in your agenda: Midterm project must be turned in before WED. of next week. What are we doing today? Learn about skin cancer, breast cancer and testicular cancer View 2 short you tubes Group work: can you figure out what’s going on????
Avoid tobacco –all forms Avoid weed Choose foods with less fat, eat more fruits and veggies, whole grains Exercise Avoid UV rays from the sun or tanning salons Wear sunscreen and protective wear Get check ups and screenings for cancer When an adult drink moderately Avoid sex until a committed relationship What lifestyle changes can I make to help prevent my risk of cancer?
What are your risk factors? Click on tree for cancer risks you tube
What else you can get from a tanning bed besides cancer. Molluscum Click on pics to read more Scabies
What are the different types of skin cancer? Skin cancer video, click on mole & smile Which is which? 1. Most common skin cancer a. Melanoma 2. Most aggressive form of b. Squamous Cell skin cancer: easy metastasis carcinoma 3. A form that appears as c. Basal cell nodules or rough patches carcinoma
Do you know your ABCDEs? Asymmetry: Normal moles or freckles are completely symmetrical. If you were to draw a line through a normal spot, you would have two symmetrical halves. Border: A mole or spot with blurry and/or jagged edges Color: A mole that is more than one hue is suspicious and needs to be evaluated by a doctor. Normal spots are usually one color. This can include lightening or darkening of the mole. Diameter: If it is larger than a pencil eraser (about 1/4 inch or 6mm), it needs to be examined by a doctor. Emerging/ Evolving: if the mole has changed or is elevated
Breast cancer is not just a girl issue! About 1 in 8 U.S. women (just under 12%) will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime. About 2,350 American men will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year. A man’s lifetime risk of breast cancer is about 1 in 1,000. Click on pic for youtube on SBE If you catch it at an early stage, your odds for recovery are excellent
Self Breast Exam Who: Men and Women When: every month, starting now Girls: 8 days into your cycle Boys: pick a date and stick with it
Know your family history A woman’s risk of breast cancer approximately doubles if she has a first- degree relative (mother, sister, daughter) who has been diagnosed with breast cancer. About 15% of women who get breast cancer have a family member diagnosed with it.
Do cell phones contribute to breast cancer? Click on phone for video link, scroll down past text to view the news cast
What is testicular cancer? Testicular cancer is cancer that starts in the testicles located in the scrotum. Testicular cancer is the most common form of cancer in men between the ages of 15 and 35 What would you notice? A lump One testicle gets larger A dull ache One testicle feels heavy Click on boy for youtube on testicular cancer
Directions for Poster Take your warning sign for cancer and make an attractive / neat poster using that warning sign. Do not draw anything vulgar. These will be displayed in the halls. Your names should be in pencil on the bottom of the poster. All paper should be ????