Prevention of Cancer


Smokers have an ——– lifetime risk of dying prematurely from a tobacco-related cancer,
cardiovascular, or pulmonary disease.


A. 1 in 3

B. 2 in 10

C. 3 in 15

D. 5 in 100



Which is TRUE ? Tobacco use causes more deaths from


A. Cardiovascular disease > cancer

B. Cancer stomach > cardiovascular disease

C. Cancer > cardiovascular disease

D. Lung cancer > cardiovascular disease



Studies shows that each 5 kg/m2 increase in BMI was linearly associated with cancers of ALL all of the following EXCEPT


A. kidney

B. cervix

C. thyroid

D. prostate



Actinic keratoses have the potential to evolve into


A. Squamous cell carcinoma

B. Basal cell carcinoma

C. Melanoma

D. It is not a precancerous lesion



Actinic keratoses typically develop from excess skin


A. Chemical application

B. Ultraviolet radiation

C. Mechanical friction

D. Thermal Injury



Actinic keratoses are predominantly located on


A. Scalp

B. Face

C. Hand

D. Back



Androgen is a possible carcinogen for cancer of


A. Uterus

B. Cervix

C. Ovary

D. Prostate



In shorts


Physical activity is associated with a decreased risk of colon and breast cancer.

Most common cancer – Lung cancer

Second most common cancer – Lung cancer

Third most common cancer – Colorectal cancer


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