Educator Resources: Oncology
What actually happens inside our body when we have a disease? In what ways can we prevent certain health issues and maintain a healthy lifestyle? What innovative scientific solutions are being developed to help improve our health? Explore the answers to these questions and more with engaging, standards-aligned lessons and activities.
The Best Defense Against Lung Cancer is a Good Offense
Scientists at AstraZeneca are on the front lines of modern cancer research, working every day to deliver cutting-edge, life-changing medicines to patients. The hope is that one day, cancer could be cured. But a rising epidemic of vaping and e-cigarette use, especially among young people, poses a risk to lung health. Get the facts about vaping today.
Digital Lesson for Students
Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths in the U.S., but what causes lung cancer? After investigating facts about the causes of lung cancer, students will dig into vaping, a rising epidemic impacting their generation.
• One Student-Facing Presentation PPT
• One Teacher Guide PDF
Using Bio-Markers to Identify Lung Cancer Subtypes
Within these activities students will learn about the different subtypes of lung cancer, how doctors work to identify the subtype of cancer that a patient has, and subsequently use that information to inform the development of a treatment plan.