Analyze occurrences of radiation-induced cancer.
DefinitionAnalysis should explore
- the incidence rates of radiation-induced cancers (e.g., leukemia, skin cancer, bone cancer)
- potential overuse of radiation as a diagnostic tool and diagnostic alternatives.
- What effect does a patient’s radiation history have on the development of radiation-induced cancer and leukemia?
- What are some concerns related to overuse of radiation?
- How is an overuse of radiation diagnosed in patients?
Related Standards of Learning
The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts.
- Use critical thinking to generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, and evaluative questions about the text(s).
- Identify and synthesize resources to make decisions, complete tasks, and solve specific problems.
- Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
- Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, overstatement, and understatement in text.
- Analyze false premises claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.
The student will use multiple representations of functions for analysis, interpretation, and prediction.
Other Related Standards
Common Career Technical Core
Identify existing and potential hazards to clients, coworkers, visitors, and self in the healthcare workplace.