Cancer Treatments

posted Feb 14, 2018, 1:11 PM by Jerrid Johansen   [ updated Feb 14, 2018, 1:32 PM ]
Here are your responsibilities for Thursday, February 15th.  Please work individually.

  • Read pages 288-290 in the Biology Book about: Apoptosis, Cancer, and Cancer Treatments.  Then answer the following questions:
    • What is Apoptosis?
    • How do cancer cells differ from normal cells?
    • How are benign and malignant tumors different?
    • What causes cancer?
    • How do we currently treat cancer?
    • Why do they cause side effects? 
  • Research the following topics using the laptop.  Use a reputable source (college, university, hospital, science journal) to answer the questions.
    • How do we currently treat cancer, and what are the issues we face?
    • What are some new developments and new treatments researchers are trying to create?
    • What lifestyle habits encourage cancer development?
    • What lifestyle habits prevent cancer development?
  • Post your responses to the Padlet assigned to your class.  You must post a response for each research question.  Please watch this TUTORIAL VIDEO on how to post to Padlet.  In your post please attach the link to the web address.  In the video she shows you how to post a picture.  You simply need to click on the "LINK" button, and copy and paste the web address to your Padlet post.  Make sure you include your name and a brief description.