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1
Q

1 most common cancer (females).

A

Breast cancer

2
Q

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

A

Mortality

3
Q

Most deadly cancer (by percentage).

A

Prostate cancer

4
Q

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

A

False. #2 to lung cancer.

5
Q

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

A

Lung cancer

6
Q

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

A

False. #2.

7
Q

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.

A

Survivorship Plan

8
Q

1 most common cancer (males).

A

Prostate cancer

9
Q

1 most common cancer (males and females).

A

Lung cancer

10
Q

Pancreatic cancer is more prevalent in which race?

A

AA

11
Q

The relative incidence of disease.

A

Morbidity