Decoding Cancer
Decoding Cancer

A visionary group of breast cancer advocates, experts and educators join forces to support the study of cancer in the classroom with a deeply engaging program created for high school students, parents, and teachers.

Decoding Cancer: Career Profile - Nurse
Decoding Cancer

Nurse Practitioners (APN) and registered nurses (RNs) assist patients, families, and communities in achieving, keeping, and recovering optimal health, educating patients, and delivering treatment.

Decoding Cancer: Career Profile - Researcher
Decoding Cancer

Basic researchers and translational researchers are involved in the research process within science and medicine through the study of ‘science for science sake’ to determine general scientific principles without involving clinical trials.

Decoding Cancer: Career Profile - Pharmacist
Decoding Cancer

Pharmacists deal with the preparation, dispensing, and appropriate use of medicines.

Decoding Cancer: Career Profile - Social Worker
Decoding Cancer

Social workers are concerned with human needs, both of individuals and groups.

Decoding Cancer: Career Profile - Physician
Decoding Cancer

Physicians are responsible for diagnosing and treating patients, doing physical examinations and using different imaging tools such as x-rays or CAT scans to determine the best treatment for each patient.

Decoding Cancer: Career Profile - Dietitian / Nutritionist
Decoding Cancer

Dietitians apply the science of dietetics and nutrition to the planning and preparation of foods and dietary regulation in connection with health and disease.

Decoding Cancer: Career Profile - Genetic Counselor
Decoding Cancer

Genetic counselors advise and assist people on the origins and inheritance of genetic disorders and the genetic basis of diseases.

Decoding Cancer: Career Profile - Technician
Decoding Cancer

Laboratory technicians conduct important tests on patient samples and analyze the results, as designated by physicians.

Decoding Cancer: Career Profile - Physician Assistant
Decoding Cancer

A physician assistant is a practitioner who examines patients under the supervision of a physician in internal medicine or other specialty area.

Decoding Cancer: Career Profile - Patient Navigator
Decoding Cancer

Patient navigators strive to simplify the process of accessing and utilizing health care and provide guidance to patients in navigating through our complex health care system.

Decoding Cancer: Career Profile - Therapist
Decoding Cancer

Physical and occupational therapists are medical professionals who help people who have physical injuries or impairments heal and recover from those injuries.