I run this programme on behalf of Macmillan Cancer Support.
Aim of programme: To raise awareness of the nature of cancer, prevention, early detection, investigation, staging and treatment options for cancer.
Programme objectives, following this session participants will be able to:
Describe the biological nature of cancer in basic terms.
Discuss the risk factors for developing cancer.
List some common potential signs of cancer.
Discuss staging of some different cancers and investigations to stage and diagnose cancer.
Describe the main treatment options for cancer.
Consider the needs of people living with and beyond cancer.