Appendix B HCA/240 Version 4

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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 o o o o Causes and risk factors, including environmental risks Prevention and detection How the cancer affects the body Treatment options 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 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 young adults. Share information about this cancer with young adults 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.

Appendix B HCA/240 Version 4 • Organize the information into five sections: o o o o o Causes and risk factors, including environmental risks Prevention and detection How the cancer affects the body Treatment options Name and contact information of at least one support group

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• 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 3: Middle-Aged Adults
Your goal is to educate middle-aged 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 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 middle-aged adults. Share information about this cancer with middle-aged adults 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 o o o o Causes and risk factors, including environmental risks Prevention and detection How the cancer affects the body Treatment options 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 4: Older Adults
Your goal is to educate older 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 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 older adults. Share information about this cancer with older adults 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

Appendix B HCA/240 Version 4 o o o o Prevention and detection How the cancer affects the body Treatment options Name and contact information of at least one support group

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• 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.

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