SOC 313 Week 1 DQ 2 Cancer
SOC 313 Week 1 DQ 2 Cancer
Prior to completing this discussion, read Chapter 9 in the textbook, the “Introduction to the Miller Family” document, and review any relevant Instructor Guidance.
Our stage of life, intellectual/cognitive abilities, and sociocultural position in life, affect our perspectives and resultant behaviors about a number of conditions including cancer. Consider the information provided in the “Introduction to the Miller Family” document. Both Ella and Elías have been iagnosed with cancer. Ella has been fighting cancer with complementary and alternative methods with some success for many years. Elías, her grandson, is 10 years old and has recently been diagnosed with leukemia but has not yet begun treatment. Putting yourself in either Ella or Elías’s place, what might your perspective on your cancer be? Integrate how the stage of life, cognitive abilities, and sociocultural position of your chosen person impacts her/his perspective on his/her individual disease.
Research found that quality of life was lower due to lack of pain management and spiritual counseling among young adult cancer patients.
It is more likely for a higher paid individual with more flexible working circumstances to return to work than someone with less education and a more physically demanding job.
Currently there is ________________ in providing cancer survivorship care.
a deficiency in expertise
no need to be concerned
Students with cancer during their teens do better when they participate in home schooling and wait until the next school year to integrate back into their normal school.
If cancer spreads from one part of the body to another,
the name of the cancer changes.
it is said to have metastasized.
it is called a tumor.
it is benign.
In surveys about the cancer diagnosis and employment, ___________________.
a large percentage of those who had not had cancer feared they would lose their job
supervisors indicated they would hire a prospective employee with cancer history
supervisors felt a good employee would continue to perform well
there was no indication that discrimination against cancer patients/survivors exists
Breast and prostate cancer are most likely to be treated with surgery and some combination of radiation, chemotherapy, and hormone therapy regardless of the stage of the cancer.
Risk factors for cancer include all but:
Which of the following is not a major concerns in end-of-life care?
providing relief from suffering
continuing ineffectual primary cancer treatment
provide social support, physical comfort and psychological relief
best possible life under the circumstances
An annual report shares the ongoing results of the status of cancer in the nation based on 98% of the population.