Cancer: Quiz


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Question 1: Normally, the body safeguards against cancer via numerous methods, such as: ________, helper molecules (some DNA polymerases), possibly senescence, etc.
Transcription factorApoptosis-inducing factorApoptosisSignal transduction

Question 2: ________ (HNPCC, also known as Lynch syndrome) can include familial cases of colon cancer, uterine cancer, gastric cancer, and ovarian cancer, without a preponderance of colon polyps.
Hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancerMismatch repair cancer syndromeFamilial adenomatous polyposisICD-10 Chapter II: Neoplasms

Question 3: The Dutch professor Francois de la Boe Sylvius, a follower of ________, believed that all disease was the outcome of chemical processes, and that acidic lymph fluid was the cause of cancer.
Baruch SpinozaBertrand RussellRené DescartesImmanuel Kant

Question 4: Research suggests the compounds in medicinal mushrooms most responsible for up-regulating the immune system and providing an anti-cancer effect, are a diverse collection of polysaccharide compounds, particularly ________.

Question 5: [74] The effect of COX-2 inhibitors such as rofecoxib and ________ upon the risk of colon polyps have been studied in familial adenomatous polyposis patients[75] and in the general population.

Question 6: Cancer can occur in children and adolescents, but it is uncommon (about 150 cases per million in the U.S.), with ________ the most common.
Hematological malignancyLeukemiaAcute biphenotypic leukaemiaLeukemoid reaction

Question 7: For instance, the most common type of ________ is called ductal carcinoma of the breast or mammary ductal carcinoma.
Breast cancerBreast cancer treatmentLung cancerBreast cancer classification

Question 8: The most prominent example is the link between chronic infection of the wall of the stomach with ________ and gastric cancer.
Pseudomonas aeruginosaHelicobacter pyloriPeptic ulcerEscherichia coli

Question 9: [33] This can be accomplished by avoiding ________ or altering their metabolism, pursuing a lifestyle or diet that modifies cancer-causing factors and/or medical intervention (chemoprevention, treatment of pre-malignant lesions).

Question 10: Faster rates of replication leaves less time for repair enzymes to repair damaged DNA during ________, increasing the likelihood of a mutation.
TelomerasePrimer (molecular biology)Replication forkDNA replication

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