ch 16 quiz susanna wood tcc

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Which of the following statements regarding tobacco use and cancer is FALSE?
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Smokers are no more likely to die from lung cancer than non-smokers.
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Which of the following statements about diet’s effect on cancer is FALSE?
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diets high in fiber appear to increase the risk of colon cancer.
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Which of the following statements about sun exposure is FALSE?
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Sunburns during adulthood seem to be the most strongly associated with melanoma.
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Which of the following statements regarding lung cancer is FALSE?
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Chest X-rays are recommended as a routine screening test for lung cancer.
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Which of the following statements regarding basal and squamous cell skin cancer is FALSE?
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Rates of both cancers are decreasing among younger adults.
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Cells that are capable of unlimited division and retain the ability to become different cell types are called
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stem cells.
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What determines the type of cancer a person is diagnosed with?
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the tissue or primary site where a cancer originates
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Which of the following environments is NOT considered a risk factor for increased exposure to carcinogens?
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dense forests
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Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) increases the risk for all of the following conditions, EXCEPT
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colon cancer.
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Colon cancer screening tests include all of the following, EXCEPT
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colon-specific antigen test.

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