Quiz 13: Cancer Epidemiology

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Quiz 13: Cancer Epidemiology

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1. Which characteristic among women correlates with a 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 c. Antihistamines
b. Steroids d. Antidepressants

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

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

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

6. Research supports the premise that exercise has a probable impact on reducing the risk of which cancer?
a. Liver c. Stomach
b. Endometrial d. Colon

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


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

9. The significant risk factors associated with the development of basal cell carcinoma include: (Select all that apply.)
a. Light-colored hair
b. Pale eyes
c. Fair skin
d. Freckles
e. History of acne

10. 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

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

12. Alcohol consumption has been proven to be a consistent risk factor in the development of which major cancer? (Select all that apply.)
a. Colorectal
b. Kidney
c. Breast
d. Esophageal
e. Pancreatic

13. 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

14. Which personal lifestyle choices will likely have a positive impact on reducing an individual’s 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

15. Which individual is 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

16. Which primary prevention strategy has a substantial likelihood of reducing the risk of developing cancer? (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

17. When considering topics for a series of community discussions related to cancer prevention strategies, the nurse will 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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