Causes of Brain Cancer


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A ______ brain tumor is the result of cancer that develops elsewhere in the body and moves to the brain.

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1. Which of the following is not a potential risk factor of developing a brain tumor?

2. Cancers develop due to a ______ in a cell's DNA.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Various elements can lead to the formation of cancer cells within human beings. The worksheet and quiz for this lesson will help you to learn, understand and remember the causes of different types of cancers and the risk factors that lead to brain tumors.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will test you on:

  • Risk factors in developing tumors
  • Types of brain tumors
  • The DNA of cells
  • Examples of cancer

Skills Practiced

The quiz and worksheet will measure your skills of:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the causes of brain cancer
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about types of tumors
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding cancers of the human body

Additional Learning

Review the associated lesson entitled Causes of Brain Cancer to make sure that you know everything you need to on this particular subject. You can use this lesson to help with these objectives:

  • Understand how DNA relates to the development of cancer
  • Identify the risk factors leading to brain tumors
  • Discover the different forms of cancer
  • Know about the various types of brain tumors