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1

Benzene exposure associated with which cancer?

AML

2

Sunlight exposure associated with which cancer?

Skin, melanoma, eye

3

Arsenic exposure associated with which cancer?

Lung, skin, bladder

4

Asbestos exposure associated with which cancer?

Lung, mesothelioma, larynx

5

Vinyl chloride (plastic) exposure associated with which cancer?

Liver (angiosarcoma)

6

Aflatoxins are produced by certain (viruses/bac/fungi) and are associated with which cancer?

Fungi;

Liver

7

Why might the rates of bladder cancer by high in Egypt?

Schistosomiasis

8

Papilloma (HPV) associated with which cancer?

Cervix, anal, esophageal, oral cavity

9

List the factors that increase risk of prostate cancer.

1. Age over 65 y.o.
2. AA
3. Fam Hx
4. BRCA1 and 2 (esp 2)

10

T/F: Risk of prostate cancer is higher if patient has Hx of BPH

False

11

T/F: Risk of prostate cancer is higher if patient is smoker.

False

12

Breast cancer is the leading cause of death in which population?

American women 40-55 years of age

13

T/F: Breast cancer incidence increases with age.

True

14

T/F: Non-proliferative breast lesions are associated with increased risk breast cancer.

False

15

Women of higher socioeconomic status are at (lower/greater) risk for breast cancer.

Greater (likely due to higher SES reflecting differences in reproductive decisions/patterns)