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Exposure to asbestos increases the risk for cancer of the membranes of many internal organs and is commonly known as ____.
Which of the following are risk factors for ovarian cancer?
Polycystic ovary disease
History of pelvic inflammatory disease
Greater than 90% of esophageal cancer is attributed to ____.
Inadequate intake of fresh fruits and vegetables
The most important risk for bladder cancer in approximately 65% of males and 30% of females is ____.
A distinguishing feature between Hodgkin's disease and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma is the presence of ____.
Cancer of the sympathetic nervous system that consists of immature embryonic like cells is known as a ____.
A renal tumor that is composed of cells that resemble embryonic glomeruli is known as ____.
Beginning at the age of 50 years the American Cancer Society recommends a(n) ____ or ____ every 5 years for the detection of cancer in the colon or rectum in asymptomatic individuals.
fecal occult blood, sigmoidoscopy
A cancer-related checkup is recommended every ____ year(s) by the American Cancer Society for individuals age 20-39 years.
What autosomal dominant disease causes atherosclerosis and coronary artery disease?
Symptoms of lung cancer include wheezing, stridor or a high pitch during respiration, hoarseness, and ____ or difficulty speaking.
The ____ for the development of breast cancer include age, female gender, and personal family history of breast cancer.
Cancers of the colon and rectum are most common in ____ societies where consumption of high fats, refined carbohydrates, and animal proteins, combined with low physical activity, is common.
Molecular and epidemiological studies has shown that certain infections with human papillomavirus (HPV) types are central to the development of ____ cancer.
The most common sign of uterine cancer is ____, or uterine bleeding, especially after menopause.
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