Ch 13: Understanding Cancer Risks & Treatment

About This Chapter

If you're learning about cancer in your current health course, or are interested in the topic on your own, you can use these lessons to further your understanding of risk factors and treatments for this disease. The short lessons in this chapter are great reference tools if you need a quick review before taking a test or are seeking supplemental information for an assignment or project.

Understanding Cancer Risks & Treatment - Chapter Summary

In this chapter, you'll explore ways to screen for, prevent and treat cancer and gain insight into the risk factors that play a part in the development of various types of cancer. The lessons take about five minutes to complete, and you can gauge what you've learned by using self-assessment quizzes found at the end of each lesson. Once you have finished this chapter, you should have the ability to:

  • Define neoplasia
  • Explain the characteristics of benign and malignant tumors
  • Describe strategies for preventing and treating cancer
  • Identify various risk factors associated with cancer
  • Discuss genetic predispositions in cancer development

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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