Risk Factors, Screening, Treatment, and Prevention of Cancer


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Gender, genetics, alcohol, and the sun are:

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1. Which of the following is a cancer treatment strategy?

2. How does a mammogram detect cancer?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What are specific tests used to screen for cancer and what treatment therapies for cancer are available? These are among the topics you can expect to be quizzed on with this quiz/worksheet combo.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • What gender, genetics, alcohol and the sun represent in connection with cancer
  • Types of cancer treatment strategies
  • An x-ray of the breast to screen for cancer
  • The term used for anything that increases the chance of disease
  • Ways to help prevent 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 from the related lesson regarding cancer risks and preventative measures
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main terms related to cancer screening
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding ways in which to screen for cancer
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about cancer treatment options

Additional Learning

To learn more about this disease, review the accompanying lesson called Risk Factors, Screening, Treatment, and Prevention of Cancer. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify risk factors of cancer
  • Provide details about each type of cancer risk
  • Note what cancer screening is
  • Discuss various types of cancer screening tests
  • Indicate different types of cancer treatment therapies