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Biology of Neoplasia Sample Exam Questions Dr. Eckert 1. (5 pts) Cancer is a major public health problem in the United States, and three statistics are used to describe trends in the disease. For each statistic below, define the term and answer the related question. A. Cancer Incidence Definition: Question: What is the single greatest risk factor for cancer, regardless of gender and ethnicity? B. Cancer Mortality : Definition: Question: What cancer site has the highest mortality in the U.S. population? C. Cancer Survival : Definition: 2. (10 points) Up to 70% of human cancers have been attributed to "avoidable" causes. Pick one of the topics below and discuss how changes in lifestyle could be used to diminish cancer incidence in the U.S. population. Your answer should briefly describe the underlying mechanisms. A. Synergisms associated with tobacco use -OR- B. Dietary agents 3. (10 points) Telomere integrity is important to the maintenance of genome stability. A.
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