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lifestyle and wellness chapter 15

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The most significant risk for most cancers is
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age
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Kyle has a cancer of the lymph nodes or glands. What type of cancer does Kyle have?
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lymphoma
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Which of the following is NOT a type of skin cancer?
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sarcoma
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Which of the following infection-to-cancer type associations is NOT correct?
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hepatitis B to skin cancer
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Which of the following statements about colon cancer is FALSE?
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Postmenopausal women who take estrogen therapy have a higher risk of colon cancer.
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Craig recently passed away from a cancer that started in his bone marrow. What type of cancer caused Craig s death?
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leukemia
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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 nonsmokers
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Risk for endometrial cancer is increased by all of the following EXCEPT
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having multiple sex partners
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Which of the following statements about reproductive behaviors effects on cancer rates is FALSE?
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Pregnancy appears to increase the risk for breast and ovarian cancer.
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Which of the following is NOT among the risk factors for breast cancer?
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late onset of menarche (menstruation)
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Which of the following does NOT trigger an initiating event?
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stem cell protection
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Belinda recently completed a treatment program for breast cancer. For the last year, she took a drug treatment that worked to interfere with rapid cell division; what type of cancer treatment did Belinda undergo?”
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chemotherapy
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The common features of a red, scaly area with a non-healing sore describe which type of skin cancer?”
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squamous cell
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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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The genes BRCA1 and BRCA2 are associated with an increased risk for what type of cancer?
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breast
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Certain environmental conditions can increase one s likelihood of being exposed to carcinogens and developing cancer. Which of the following is NOT an environment that increases one s exposure to carcinogens?
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dense forests
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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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carcinomas
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arise from epithelial tissues includes skin and body organs
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sarcomas
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originates in connective tissues bone,muscle,fat tissues
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ABCD
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asymmetry, border irregularity, color variation, diameter
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testicular cancers effect men if age
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20 to 35
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#1 killer in men and women
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lung and bronches
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benign tumors
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wont spread
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malignant
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spreads
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localized
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at primary site