Risk Factors for Ovarian Cancer


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Which of the following reasons is why age is considered a risk factor for ovarian cancer?

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1. Which of the following dietary factors will not increase one's chance of developing ovarian cancer?

2. A family history of which other disease may increase your risk of developing ovarian cancer?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Test your ability to understand the risk factors of ovarian cancer. Quiz questions assess your knowledge of dietary factors and a gene that increases the chance of ovarian cancer.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

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

  • Reason why age increases risk of ovarian cancer
  • Dietary factors that can lead to ovarian cancer
  • Family history related to cancer
  • A gene form that increases that chances of ovarian cancer
  • Risk factor linked to ovarian cancer and diabetes

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related ovarian cancer lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding different dietary factors that can increase the risk of developing ovarian cancer
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about a mutated gene that increases a person's odds of getting ovarian cancer

Additional Learning

To learn more about concepts related to ovarian cancer, read through the brief lesson on Risk Factors for Ovarian Cancer. This lesson will help you:

  • Identify what a variable is and its importance in a study
  • Understand how age can increase the odds of ovarian cancer
  • Recall how women who have had multiple pregnancies and were on birth control have better odds of not developing ovarian cancer
  • Review how important a balanced diet is to help lowering the chances of ovarian cancer
  • Learn about how family history and genes can increase the risks of ovarian cancer