Chapter 13 Health Test - Question 1 1 of 1 points Which...

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Question 1 1 of 1 points Which group of individuals has highest death rates from all cancers combined? Selected Answer: African Americans Question 2 1 of 1 points Being completely cured of cancer means Selected Answer: no cancer symptoms five years after diagnosis and long life expectancy. Question 3 1 of 1 points One possible explanation of the lower mortality rates from cancer in Hispanics is Selected Answer: diet, exercise, and culture. Question 4 1 of 1 points Cancer is a group of diseases characterized by Selected Answer: uncontrolled growth and spread of abnormal cells. Question 5 1 of 1 points A benign tumor means that the tumor is Selected Answer: non-cancerous. Question 6 1 of 1 points A malignant tumor means that the tumor is Selected Answer: cancerous. Question 7 1 of 1 points Benign tumors are harmless unless they Selected Answer: obstruct organs. Question 8 1 of 1 points A biopsy in a woman who has had breast cancer has shown that the cancer is now in her lymph nodes. The process of malignant cells moving throughout the body is called Selected Answer: metastasis. Question 9 1 of 1 points Genes known as cancer causing are termed
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Selected Answer: oncogenes. Question 10 1 of 1 points The following statement is true with regard to biological risk of cancer: Selected Answer: The research suggesting genetic predisposition toward certain forms of cancer is inconclusive. Question 11 1 of 1 points Internal causes of cancer include which of the following? Selected Answer: all of the above Question 12 1 of 1 points An example of an occupational fibrous carcinogen, once widely used in construction, is Selected Answer: asbestos.
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