Tell Me Doc—Will I Get Cancer?

Can you beat the odds of cancer? In the first installment of a seven-part series, future biomedical engineers consider how to detect and diagnose cancer. An article on biosensors provides useful information toward this goal.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Have the class research recent advances in cancer detection
Classroom Considerations

  • Be cognizant of any health issue pupils or their immediate family members may have
  • Internet access is necessary for the class to read the digital article; if Internet is not available, you need to make paper copies
Pros

  • Worksheets are available in both PDF and Word formats
  • Teacher guide provides concluding questions to use as assessment
Cons

  • None
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