What types of cancer are most commonly diagnosed in patients like Mrs. Holloway, based on her age and gender?
Case Study 1: 20 Points
Times New Roman font, 12 point font, 2-3 pages, double spaced and 1 inch margins. Points will be deducted for grammar and spelling errors. Student’s name, class section and due date should be in top left-hand corner. Case studies seek a student’s ability to reason and use logic with the information presented.
August 19, 2019
Provide logical and reasonable answers to the following case study. Summarize information in your own words, and use quotations where necessary.
“Mrs. Holloway, age 55, is also visiting her physician for routine screening. She is concerned because her sister, who is age 47, was recently diagnosed with breast cancer. What types of cancer are most commonly diagnosed in patients like Mrs. Holloway, based on her age and gender? Should she be concerned about developing breast cancer? If she has never performed breast self-exams, what would you tell her about this screening procedure? How could you help her understand the correct procedure for completing a breast self-exam?”.
Assignment Rubric: 20 Points
2-3 pages (2 points)
Spacing (1 point)
Spelling (1 point or more)
Grammar (1 point or more)
Questions adequately addressed in case study (15 points)