Case Studies

The Case of the Ballerina's Bump

In this case-based lesson, students read about a yound girl experiencing the early symptoms of acute lymphoblastic leukemia, a cancer of the blood.


Karyotyping

In this problem-based lesson, students analyze a patient karyotype to identify possible chromosomal abnormalities.


The Case of the White Eye

In this case-based lesson, students read about a yound boy experiencing the early symptoms of retinoblastoma, a cancer of the eye.


 

Cancer in the Family

In this case-based lesson, students read about a yound girl face with the desicion to undergo genetic testing to determine whether or not she has an inherited form of cancer.