2.2 Patient Case Study: Part 2

Presented over several modules, this case study follows a patient, parents, and physician through the course of cancer diagnosis, treatment, and survivorship. In Part 2, you will hear from the caregiver perspective, including insight on navigating a cancer diagnosis and treatment as well as how Citizen Scientists can help impact patient care.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the social impact cancer can have on older children and teenagers
  • Discuss the importance of a positive outlook in patients and families battling cancer

Patient Case Study Video

Please note that in each of these case study videos, the experiences, thoughts, and outcomes presented are specific to these individuals and may not align with your own experiences. If you or a loved one have experience with cancer, these case study videos may cause you to recall past experiences of your own. Before moving to the next lesson, consider taking a moment to check in with yourself about how each of these videos make you feel. There is no “right” or “wrong” way to feel about this topic. More information about support services can be found through the National Cancer Institute.