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Cancer Survivorship - OLET2401

Year - 2020

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%)


Faculty: Health Sciences

Semester 2

03 Aug 2020

Department/School: Health Sciences
Study Mode: Online
Census Date: 31 Aug 2020
Unit of study level: Intermediate
Credit points: 2.0
EFTSL: 0.042
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
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