Assignment:Cancer and Women’s and Men’s Health
The American Cancer Society estimates that by the end of 2012 more than 226000 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer and more than 241000 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer (American Cancer Society 2012a; American Cancer Society 2012b). With such prevalence of womens and mens cancers patient education and preventive services are essential. In clinical settings advanced practice nurses must assist physicians in educating patients on risk factors preventive services and for patients diagnosed with cancer on potential drug treatments. The clinical implications of womens and mens cancer greatly depend on early detection which is primarily achieved through preventive services. In this Assignment you consider the short-term and long-term implications of cancer and drug treatments associated with womens and mens health as well as appropriate preventive services.
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