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Non-Communicable Diseases Overview Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is a common characteristic of a malignant tumor that is not generally seen in a benign one?

Question 2 2. As you look at a slice of tissue under the microscope you notice that the mass of tumor cells seem to spread out into the surrounding tissue like tentacles, all in a weird shape, and you're having a difficult time pinpointing where this mass begins and ends. You presume that _____.

Question 3 3. You would be more likely to suspect the presence of a benign tumor if _____.

Question 4 4. When looking under the microscope, you notice a collection of cells undergoing a high rate of division that are also abnormal in shape and size, and have multiple nuclei. What assumption would you make based on this observation?

Question 5 5. A patient comes into your room and complains that there is a lump on his leg that has doubled in size over the last year. As you feel around you notice that this hard lump moves very freely. What would you likely suspect about the lump?

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Question 6 6. What are treatments that can be done without a doctor's order?

Question 7 7. What happens in coronary heart disease?

Question 8 8. What is the main symptom of coronary heart disease?

Question 9 9. What do the coronary arteries do?

Question 10 10. What is the main reason you should take symptoms of coronary heart disease seriously?

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Question 11 11. What is addiction?

Question 12 12. What are lifestyle diseases?

Question 13 13. Which of the following is a lifestyle disease?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is a cause of atherosclerosis?

Question 15 15. Which of the following are controllable risk factors for type 2 diabetes

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is not a factor in developing a noncommunicable disease?

Question 17 17. A disease is

Question 18 18. If you go to the doctor because you are sick and the doctor warns you to limit your contact with other people and stay away from school or work, what kind of disease can you assume you have?

Question 19 19. What kind of disease can be spread from person to person?

Question 20 20. What is the difference between a communicable disease and a noncommunicable disease?

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Question 21 21. Substances that exist in the world which cause cancer are known as _____.

Question 22 22. Which of the following is NOT a carcinogen?

Question 23 23. Which of the following best describes initiation?

Question 24 24. 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 25 25. Why is promotion reversible if it is stopped early enough in the process?

Non-Communicable Diseases Overview Chapter Exam Instructions

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