Quiz 107: Cancer Epidemiology McCance/Huether: Pathophysiology: The Biologic Basis of Disease in Adults and Children, 8th Edition

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Quiz 107: Cancer Epidemiology
McCance/Huether: Pathophysiology: The Biologic Basis of Disease in Adults and Children, 8th Edition

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MULTIPLE CHOICE

1. In teaching a women’s community group, which risk factor does the healthcare professional teach is related to high morbidity of cancer of the colon, uterus, and kidney?
a. Women older than 45 years of age
b. Women who have never had children
c. Women who have a high body mass index
d. Woman who have smoked for more than 10 years

2. Which substance has been shown to increase the risk of cancer when used in combination with tobacco smoking?
a. Alcohol
b. Steroids
c. Antihistamines
d. Antidepressants

3. Which cancers pose the highest risk for radiologists?
a. Thyroid
b. Breast
c. Leukemia
d. Brain

4. Research has shown a link between cancer and which sexually transmitted disease?
a. Syphilis
b. Gonorrhea
c. Human papillomavirus
d. Pelvic inflammatory disease

5. Research has supported that alcohol consumption has a convincing impact on increasing the risk of which cancer?
a. Lung
b. Breast
c. Pharynx
d. Pancreas

6. A healthcare professional advises patients to exercise because it has a probable impact on reducing which cancer?
a. Liver
b. Endometrial
c. Stomach
d. Colon

7. The World Health Organization (WHO) defines grade 1 (overweight) as which BMI range?
a. 18.5 to 24.9
b. 25 to 29.9
c. 30 to 39.9
d. 40 to 50.9

MULTIPLE RESPONSE

1. Tobacco smoking is associated with which cancers? (Select all that apply.)
a. Lung
b. Skin
c. Bladder
d. Kidney
e. Pancreas

2. What are the significant risk factors associated with the development of skin cancers? (Select all that apply.)
a. Light-colored hair
b. Pale eyes
c. Fair skin
d. Freckles
e. History of acne

3. Which environmental factors have been shown to have greatest significant effect on the frequency of genetic mutations in humans? (Select all that apply.)
a. Tobacco use
b. Radiation exposure
c. Obesity
d. Severe allergies
e. Stressful occupation

4. Research data support the relationship between the exposure of ultraviolet light (UVL) and the development of what? (Select all that apply.)
a. Basal cell carcinoma
b. Squamous cell carcinoma
c. Hodgkin lymphoma
d. Non-Hodgkin lymphoma
e. Soft tissue sarcoma

5. The healthcare professional teaches a community group that alcohol consumption has been proven to be a consistent risk factor in the development of which major cancers? (Select all that apply.)
a. Colorectal
b. Kidney
c. Breast
d. Esophageal
e. Pancreatic

6. Nutritional counseling regarding cancer stem cell repopulation must stress the importance of including sufficient quantities of what in a daily diet? (Select all that apply.)
a. Vitamin A
b. Vitamin D
c. Protein
d. Vitamin C
e. Water

7. The healthcare professional advises clients to make which personal lifestyle choices in order to likely reduce the risk for developing cancer? (Select all that apply.)
a. Avoiding crowds
b. Wearing a hat while golfing
c. Eating a strict vegetarian diet
d. Having regular health screenings
e. Staying indoors during smog alerts

8. Which individuals are at risk for developing lung and respiratory tract cancers because of exposure to known cancer-inducing environmental factors? (Select all that apply.)
a. A patient whose partner smokes 1 1/2 packs of cigarettes a day
b. A 10-year employee of an asbestos fiber manufacturer
c. A farmer whose equipment is primarily driven by diesel engines
d. An older adult with a family history of lung cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
e. A 10-year delivery employee for a paper manufacturing company

9. A healthcare professional wants to work on community projects that would include strategies to reduce the risk of developing cancer. Which projects should the professional volunteer for? (Select all that apply.)
a. Offering free smoking cessation classes to college students
b. Establishing a support group for patients receiving chemotherapy
c. Providing a breast cancer screening at a senior center twice a year
d. Supplying low sugar, low-fat snacks at an after-school tutoring program
e. Funding a support service that offers transportation to cancer treatment centers

10. When considering topics for a series of community discussions related to cancer prevention strategies, what should the healthcare professional include? (Select all that apply.)
a. Healthy eating
b. Tobacco avoidance
c. Importance of early diagnosis
d. Impact of obesity on one’s health
e. Age-appropriate exercise routines

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