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Internet Assignment #3c

This is the last part of Assignment 3, where you'll finish the assessment of your risk for different types of cancer by using the self-evaluation questionaires hosted by the Siteman Cancer Center.
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Remember the list of cancer types along the right side of the screen? For each of the cancer types listed below, answer the questions describing your diet, hereditary, and medical history, and then record your results.

When you choose a cancer type, you'll notice options listed. Click on the Fact Sheet option to find more information about this particular type of cancer, and answer the questionnaire for each cancer type.

Screen shot of list of cancers for evaluating cancer risk

Pancreatic Cancer

  1. What is your risk assessment?    

  2. What is the relationship between smoking and pancreatic cancer?

  3. What is the relationship between diabetes and pancreatic cancer?

Ovarian Cancer
Note: Men may answer using a significant woman's data.

  1. What is your risk assessment?    

  2. What is the relationship between birth control pills and ovarian cancer?

  3. Women who have had less than 2 children have a higher or lower risk of ovarian cancer?    

  4. Breast feeding has what effect on ovarian cancer risk?

  5. Tying the fallopian tubes raises or lowers the risk for ovarian cancer?

Stomach Cancer

  1. What is your risk assessment?    

  2. Which blood type has the greatest risk of developing stomach cancer?    

  3. What 2 diet modifications are central to lowering stomach cancer risk?

Cervical Cancer
Note: Men may answer using a significant woman's data.

  1. What is your risk assessment?    

  2. When should screening for cervical cancer begin?    

  3. What effect does sex at an early age have on cervical cancer risk?    

  4. Name the virus that is implicated in cervical cancer.

  5. What effect does giving birth to more than two children have on cervical risk?

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