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Between __% and __% of all cancers are associated with lifestyle.

60 and 70

2

Most preventable cause of cancer

cigarette smoking

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measure of occurrence in population over time

absolute risk

4

someone with risk vs. someone without risk

relative risk

5

amount of disease caused by a specific risk factor and prevention if change in population

attributable risk

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side stream smoke accounts for ___% of cancer

20-30

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___-___% of all cancers diagnosed are hereditary

5-10

8

two or more generations diagnosed with the same or related forms of cancer

hereditary cancer

9

hereditary tumors

early age of onset
occurrence of rare tumors
bilateral, multifocal, or multiple primary tumors in one or more family members

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Med Term: adeno

glandular

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Med Term: eithelial

carcinoma

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Med Term: oma

tumor

13

Med Term: leio

smooth

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Med Term: myo

muscle

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Med Term: sarcomas

connective tissue

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Med Term: hemato

blood

17

Classifications of Neoplasms:
Glandular Epithelium

Benign- adenoma
Malignant- adenocarcinoma

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Classifications of Neoplasms:
squamous epithelium

Benign- papilloma
Malignant- squamous cell carcinoma

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Classifications of Neoplasms:
connective tissue- smooth muscle

Benign- leiomyoma
Malignant- leiomyosarcoma

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Classifications of Neoplasms:
hematopoietic

Benign-
Malignant- leukemia

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Classifications of Neoplasms:
lymphoreticular

Benign-
Malignant- lymphoma

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Classifications of Neoplasms:
neural

Benign- neuroma
Malignant- blastoma

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Histologies assoc. w/ common anatomical cancer sites:
oral cavity

squamous cell carcinoma

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Histologies assoc. w/ common anatomical cancer sites:
pharynx

squamous cell carcinoma

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Histologies assoc. w/ common anatomical cancer sites:
lung

squamous cell carcinoma
adenocarcinoma ***

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Histologies assoc. w/ common anatomical cancer sites:
breast

Infiltrating ductal carcinoma

27

Histologies assoc. w/ common anatomical cancer sites:
colon and rectum

adenocarcinoma

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Histologies assoc. w/ common anatomical cancer sites:
anus

squamous cell carcinoma

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Histologies assoc. w/ common anatomical cancer sites:
cervix

squamous cell carcinoma

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Histologies assoc. w/ common anatomical cancer sites:
endometrium

adenocarcinoma