Author(s): Asian American Network for Cancer Awareness, Research and Training

Date Authored: August 18, 2009

A series of educational tutorials in English and Khmer (Cambodian) about cancer. Produced by the Asian American Network for Cancer Awareness, Research and Training. PDFs in sidebar.

Cancer Screening and Early Detection

Explains the importance of early detection, screening methods used in the detection of cancer, how Cambodians are doing with cancer screening and early detection, and possible barriers to practicing early detection.

Cancer Diagnosis and Staging 

PDF slideshow (17 slides) explaining what is meant by the term “biopsy”, how tumors behave differently from one another, examples of the stages of cancer and their meaning, why staging is important, how Cambodians are doing with staging of cancers.

Cancer Risk and Risk Reduction

PDF slideshow (17 slides) explaining the meaning of “risk factor”, how “risk factors” can affect the development of cancer, and what can be done to reduce risks for cancer.

Cancer Treatment

PDF slideshow (19 slides) explaining about cancer treatments, difference between local and systemic treatment of cancer, why side effects commonly occur with cancer treatment, side effects and clinical trials.

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Photo by Steve Mabon,Tom Misteli, NCI Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health (cc license).