Breast Cancer: Types, Signs & Symptoms

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Janine has been diagnosed with carcinoma in situ. Her physician recommended removing the tumor surgically. Why would her physician recommend surgical excision?

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1. What is the main difference between invasive and non-invasive breast cancer?

2. What is the most common form of noninvasive breast cancer?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet will help you quickly assess your knowledge of breast tissue anatomy, types of breast cancer and physical signs of this disease. To pass the quiz, you'll need to be familiar with terms used in reference to this topic.

Quiz and Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the following terms and concepts:

  • An early and treatable form of breast cancer
  • Precancer
  • Common noninvasive breast cancer
  • Common cause of breast cancer proper
  • Common symptoms of breast cancer

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will allow you to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information regarding the types of breast cancer
  • Interpreting information - read about common signs and symptoms of breast cancer and interpret them correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about invasive and noninvasive breast cancers

Additional Learning

To learn more about this subject, review the accompanying lesson called Breast Cancer: Types, Signs & Symptoms. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Describe the anatomy of breast tissue
  • Explain what is meant by invasive and noninvasive breast cancers
  • Identify the types of breast cancer
  • List the signs of breast cancer
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