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Holt Lifetime Health Chapter 14: Lifestyle Diseases Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why is the chemical VEGF especially dangerous for cancer patients?

Question 2 2. _____ is a heart disease where blood flows back in the wrong opposite direction.

Question 3 3. Which of the following is NOT a carcinogen?

Question 4 4. Which of the following situations would most likely warrant surgery as a stand alone treatment for a tumor or growth?

Question 5 5. Carol's cardiologist suspects that she might have heart disease and has performed a series of diagnostic tests in order to properly diagnose the issue. In the latest procedure, a dye was injected into Carol's blood vessels. The blood vessels were then viewed using x-rays. What diagnostic procedure did Carol participate in?

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Question 6 6. The condition where plaque builds up in the arteries of the body is called:

Question 7 7. An obese patient comes into a clinic presenting with blurred vision, a fasting blood glucose level of 110 mg/dL, and some fatigue. Based on these symptoms alone, what would you tell her?

Question 8 8. The spread of cancer cells around the body is known as _____.

Question 9 9. A young patient who has recently been diagnosed with type 1 diabetes might present with which of these?

Question 10 10. How does the use of angiogenesis inhibitors provide effective treatment for some forms of cancer?

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Question 11 11. Which of these is NOT a risk factor for developing type 1 diabetes?

Question 12 12. Which of these describes the purpose of an Electrocardiogram (ECG)?

Question 13 13. Li-Fraumeni syndrome arises from a mutation in _____.

Question 14 14. A disorder characterized by the inheritance of genetic mutations that increase the risk for development, especially early development, of a cancer is called:

Question 15 15. Substances that exist in the world which cause cancer are known as _____.

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is NOT a symptom of type 1 diabetes?

Question 17 17. Which of the following is NOT a risk factor for type 2 diabetes?

Question 18 18. Why is promotion reversible if it is stopped early enough in the process?

Question 19 19. Christina was informed by her oncologist that her cancer had originated in her right breast but has now, unfortunately, spread to her lungs and chest cavity. The step in the formation of cancer that Christina currently finds herself in is known as _____.

Question 20 20. What is the most appropriate term for holes in the walls of the heart?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following statements is correct?

Question 22 22. Which of these explains the presence of polyphagia in type 1 diabetes?

Question 23 23. After undergoing some diagnostic testing, it was revealed that Dane is suffering from an arrhythmia. Which of the following treatments will Dave's cardiologist most likely prescribe for his condition?

Question 24 24. Why is radiation not typically used as a treatment for cancers that have metastasized?

Question 25 25. What does an elevated glycosylated hemoglobin value indicate?

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Question 26 26. Select the lung problem that is likely to arise because of deep vein thrombosis.

Question 27 27. A/An _____ looks inside the body using a magnetic field, while a/an _____ uses sound waves to peer inside the body.

Question 28 28. Which of these is NOT a clue for a family cancer syndrome?

Question 29 29. How can the use of radiation therapy lead to secondary cancer formation?

Question 30 30. A carcinogen is:

Holt Lifetime Health Chapter 14: Lifestyle Diseases Chapter Exam Instructions

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