Cancer is a highly prevalent health issue in the community and survival rates are increasing for many cancer survivors. Because of its impact, cancer is also a national health priority and is a key research area at the University. The primary aim of this unit of study is to introduce students from a range of disciplinary backgrounds to the common issues experienced by cancer survivors. Other aims include understanding the experience of a cancer diagnosis and its management; exploring the common problems experienced by cancer survivors; and understanding the stages of cancer survivorship - prevention, detection, diagnosis, interventions, rehabilitation, survivorship and palliative care.
1 x 1500wd written assignment (100%)