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Understanding Pathophysiology Study Set 3

Medicine

Quiz 11 :

Cancer Epidemiology

Quiz 11 :

Cancer Epidemiology

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A 65-year-old patient recently diagnosed with cancer retired from construction work, where he spent many years installing installation. Which cancer is likely to develop secondarily to occupational hazards?
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When an oncologist is discussing the degree to which an organism's development is contingent on its environment, which of the following is the oncologist explaining?
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D

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Which of the following patients would be at greatest risk for melanoma?
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A patient develops skin cancer on the head and neck following years of working outside on a farm. Which of the following cancers is most likely?
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When an oncologist is teaching about how radiation induces genomic instability, which topic should the oncologist discuss?
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Which term describes chromosome aberrations and mutations in cells that did not receive radiation, but were close to irradiated cells?
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A female is diagnosed with cervical cancer. Which infectious agent most likely predisposed her to the condition?
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What is the role of physical activity in the prevention of colon cancer?
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A patient asks why indoor pollution is worse than outdoor pollution. How should the nurse respond?
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A water test recently revealed arsenic levels above 200 mcg/L. Which of the following cancers would be most likely to develop in those who consistently drank the water?
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A nurse recalls that physical activity was shown to definitely reduce the risk of which of the following types of cancer?
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What is the most important environmental risk factor for cancer?
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