Module 2: Truths & Myths about Breast Cancer

Aim of activity

The aim of this activity is to provide an introduction which will make students aware of what they already may or may not know about breast cancer. This activity will also dispel any common myths which the students may be aware of and let them know the facts.

Background information

There are many rumours and controversial theories as to what causes breast cancer, how to diagnose it and how to treat it. It is very difficult to know what to think or what to believe.

Suggested teaching strategies

• True/false quiz
• Discussion

Class discussion questions to introduce the activity

• What do you know about breast cancer?
• Have you heard of any rumours about breast cancer?
• Where did your information come from?
• Why do you think that it is a fact?

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