1. What are the risk factors for various cancers? What preventative measures can be taken? What screenings are available to detect cancer early?
  2. How is staging determined – what do the different stages indicate?
  3. What s/s might be seen during HISTORY (include risk factors) & PHYSICAL ASSESSMENT of a client with cancer? General assessment findings? What assessments are of most concern?
  4. What treatment options (pharm & non-pharm) are available for someone with cancer? What is the rationale for each treatment? 
  5. What complications or special considerations are there for someone with cancer?  Consider therapeutic communication techniques.