Breast Cancer: Development, Risk Factors & Prevention

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What do we call the use of medication to try and prevent cancer before it even starts?

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1. What do we call the removal of healthy breasts to prevent the development of breast cancer?

2. What is cancer?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet will help you gauge your understanding of the risks of breast cancer, its development and related prevention techniques. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include knowing what the use of medication for cancer prevention is referred to and what the removal of healthy breasts is called.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • The use of medication in cancer prevention
  • Removal of healthy breasts in cancer prevention
  • The fundamental nature of what cancer is
  • What predispositions mean within gene mutations
  • Main risk factors for breast cancer development

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main terms, such as cancer or metastasis
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related information about breast cancer predisposition
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding breast cancer risk factors
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about breast cancer prevention techniques

Additional Learning

To learn more about the risks of breast cancer, its development and prevention techniques, review the corresponding lesson on Breast Cancer Development, Risks and Prevention. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify the use of medication in cancer prevention
  • Know about the removal of healthy breasts in cancer prevention
  • Learn the fundamental nature of what cancer is
  • Appreciate what predispositions mean within gene mutations
  • Understand the main risk factors for breast cancer development
  • Explore the U.S. statistics related to breast cancer
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