The General Treatment Strategies For Cancer


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How is chemotherapy able to treat cancer that has spread throughout the body, also called systemic cancer?

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1. Which of the following situations would most likely warrant surgery as a stand alone treatment for a tumor or growth?

2. How does the use of angiogenesis inhibitors provide effective treatment for some forms of cancer?

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About this Quiz & Worksheet

These assessments help you to improve what you know on the different forms of cancer treatment. You will be quizzed on treatments that freeze off tumors and surgical options.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Questions ask about cancer treatments including:

  • The best way to treat cancer that has metastasized
  • Situations where surgery alone would be the best option
  • Freezing off tumors
  • Cancer that has spread throughout the whole body

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related cancer treatment lesson
  • Interpreting information- verify that you can read information regarding surgical options for cancer treatment and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer questions about what happens cancer has spread through the whole body

Additional Learning

The lesson titled The General Treatment Strategies for Cancer will help you review the concepts tested in the assessments and these objectives:

  • Identify the benefits of having surgery to treat cancer
  • Understand radiotherapy and the side effects of this form of treatment
  • Review what chemotherapy is and when it's recommended