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Flashcards in 9: Adult Cancer Deck (11):
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#1 most common cancer (females).

Breast cancer

2

The relative frequency of deaths in a population; death rate.

Mortality

3

Most deadly cancer (by percentage).

Prostate cancer

4

T/F Breast cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths in women.

False. #2 to lung cancer.

5

#1 cancer mortality deaths (by number, not percentage).

Lung cancer

6

T/F Cancer is the #1 cause of death.

False. #2.

7

This records treatment, therapy, or surgery and guides subsequent healthcare (radiation to chest indicates need for more frequent mammograms). Can help relocating patients with new providers.

Survivorship Plan

8

#1 most common cancer (males).

Prostate cancer

9

#1 most common cancer (males and females).

Lung cancer

10

Pancreatic cancer is more prevalent in which race?

AA

11

The relative incidence of disease.

Morbidity