Understanding Cancer Manual

 

A cancer education manual developed with and for Alaska’s Community Health Aides/Practitioners, Community Health Representatives (CHRs) and other people interested in learning more about cancer.

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 or click below for individual chapters:

Introduction

Section 1

Self-Care

Section 2

Wellness Ways: Prevent and Decrease Cancer Risk

Section 3

Cancer and Our Genes

Section 4

Understanding Cancer Basics

Section 5

Cancer Treatments: What to Expect

Section 6

Cancer Pain: Assessment and Management

Section 7

Loss, Grief and End-of-Life Comfort Care

 

 

Activities

The following activities are designed to compliment the Understanding Cancer Manual. Have fun learning about cancer by sharing each activity with your community.