3.2 Patient Case Study: Part 3

Presented over several modules, this case study follows a patient, parents, and physician through the course of cancer diagnosis, treatment, and survivorship. In Part 3, you will hear from the physician perspective, including the considerations that impacted the patient’s treatment.

Learning Objectives

  • Articulate some of the treatment options that were used with the patient
  • Discuss why it can be challenging to treat cancers that cross the blood-brain barrier

Patient Case Study Video

Additional Resources

Philadelphia Chromosome
This explanation from the National Cancer Institute will help describe one of the topics in this video.

Bone Marrow Transplantation
This information from Johns Hopkins Medicine provides additional details about how bone marrow transplants are used to treat diseases like leukemia, as discussed in this video.