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Understanding Cancer Risks & Treatment Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. A disorder characterized by the inheritance of genetic mutations that increase the risk for development, especially early development, of a cancer is called:

Question 2 2. A carcinogen is:

Question 3 3. A benign tumor is:

Question 4 4. How can cancer be prevented?

Question 5 5. You would be more likely to suspect the presence of a benign tumor if _____.

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is a cancer treatment strategy?

Question 7 7. Metastasis refers to:

Question 8 8. How does a mammogram detect cancer?

Question 9 9. Viruses are classified as cancer risk factor. How would some viruses cause cancer?

Question 10 10. 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?

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Question 11 11. 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?

Question 12 12. Gender, genetics, alcohol, and the sun are:

Question 13 13. Which characteristic does Cancer NOT possess?

Question 14 14. What is one reason that even a benign tumor may prove harmful?

Question 15 15. 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 _____.

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Question 16 16. Which of these is NOT a clue for a family cancer syndrome?

Question 17 17. Li-Fraumeni syndrome arises from a mutation in _____.

Question 18 18. A malignant neoplasm is also known as:

Question 19 19. What is a common characteristic of a malignant tumor that is not generally seen in a benign one?

Question 20 20. Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Syndrome (HBOC) _____.

Understanding Cancer Risks & Treatment Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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