Ch 16: Blood Cancers Lesson Plans

About This Chapter

The Blood Cancers chapter of this course is designed to help you plan and teach about cancers that affect the blood, their symptoms and treatments in your classroom. The video lessons, quizzes and transcripts can easily be adapted to provide your lesson plans with engaging and dynamic educational content. Make planning your course easier by using our syllabus as a guide.

Weekly Syllabus

Below is a sample breakdown of the Blood Cancers chapter into a 5-day school week. Based on the pace of your course, you may need to adapt the lesson plan to fit your needs.

DayTopicsKey Terms and Concepts Covered
Monday Leukopenia Causes of leukopenia and its signs, neutropenia and lymphopenia
Tuesday LeukocytosisCauses of leukocytosis, along with types such as neutrophilia and basophilia
Wednesday Types of leukemia
Symptoms and treatments of leukemia
Types of leukemia, including acute and chronic lymphocytic and acute and chronic myelogenous
Indicators of leukemia, common treatments for leukemia
Thursday Non-Hodgkin's lymphomaDefinition, symptoms, location and treatments
Friday Multiple myelomaWhat cells are involved, tests for multiple myeloma, treatment options

6 Lessons in Chapter 16: Blood Cancers Lesson Plans
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What is Leukopenia? - Causes & Types

1. What is Leukopenia? - Causes & Types

Leukopenia is a decreased number of white blood cells. This can leave a person vulnerable to infections. Learn about the different types of leukopenia: neutropenia and lymphopenia and their causes.

What is Leukocytosis? - Causes & Types

2. What is Leukocytosis? - Causes & Types

Leukocytosis is an increased number of white blood cells. It is often an indication of infection. Learn about the causes of leukocytosis and the five types: neutrophilia, lymphocytosis, monocytosis, eosinophilia and basophilia.

Leukemia: Location and Types

3. Leukemia: Location and Types

Leukemia is a cancer of the blood and bone marrow that involves the overproduction of white blood cells. Learn about the different types of leukemia: Acute Lymphocytic, Acute Myelogenous, Chronic Lymphatic and Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia.

Leukemia: Signs and Potential Treatments

4. Leukemia: Signs and Potential Treatments

Leukemia is a cancer involving the bone marrow and blood cells. Learn about the signs and symptoms of leukemia, as well as treatment options, such as chemotherapy, radiation, biological therapy, and bone marrow transplantation, in this lesson.

Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma: Definition, Location, Signs & Treatments

5. Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma: Definition, Location, Signs & Treatments

Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma is a cancer that begins in the lymphatic system and involves the lymphocytes. Learn where this cancer occurs in the body as well as the signs and treatment options for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in this lesson.

Multiple Myeloma: Cells Involved, Tests, and Treatments

6. Multiple Myeloma: Cells Involved, Tests, and Treatments

Multiple myeloma is a cancer of the plasma cells, particularly the bone marrow. Learn about this cancer, the tests and treatments for it, and more in this lesson.

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