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 condition concerning the decrease of white blood cells or leukocytes, the cells that help fight infection and other diseases. Learn about the definition of leukopenia, the five types of leukopenia, and the causes of this condition.

What is Leukocytosis? - Causes & Types

2. What is Leukocytosis? - Causes & Types

Leukocytosis occurs when white blood cells increase in number. Learn about the types of white blood cells (leukocytes), the causes of leukocytosis, and the types of leukocytosis.

Leukemia: Location and Types

3. Leukemia: Location and Types

Leukemia is cancer of the blood and bone marrow that causes abnormal production of white blood cells, and this condition has different classifications depending on the location of the cancer. Learn about the different types of leukemia and the cells associated with cancer, and understand the difference between the main types of leukemia.

Leukemia: Signs and Potential Treatments

4. Leukemia: Signs and Potential Treatments

Leukemia is a type of cancer that attacks the body's bone marrow and other blood-producing tissues and limits the immune system's potential to fight off infection. Learn about the signs and symptoms of leukemia, such as fever, weakness, and fatigue, and explore treatments, including radiation therapy, bone marrow transplantation, biological therapies, and immunotherapies.

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 has many different symptoms and treatments. In this lesson, learn about the different areas where the cancer can form, what its symptoms are, and how those areas are treated.

Multiple Myeloma: Cells Involved, Tests, and Treatments

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

Multiple myeloma is a cancer that attacks plasma cells in bone marrow, reducing the body's ability to fight infections. Learn about multiple myeloma, including the cells involved, tests, and treatments. Explore related conditions and understand which symptoms indicate multiple myeloma.

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