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Nature Vs. Nurture To do Or Not to do Taking Control Cancer 101 Show Me the Numbers $200 $400 $600 $800 $1000
$200 Cancer can run in families because these are passed down. What are genes?
$400 This percentage of caner is inherited. What is 10%?
$600 These factors cause 75% of all cancers in the U.S. What are environmental factors? (smoking, UV rays, diet, infectious disease, and radiation)
$800 Cancer cells develop because of specific changes to these. What are DNA?
$1000 We are often exposed to these rays that can increase our risk for cancer. What is UV?
$200 Lack of a healthy diet may cause your cancer risk to do this. What is increase?
$400 Doing this at least 30 minutes a day decreases your cancer risk. What is exercise?
$600 Avoiding tobacco smoke and UV rays will do this to your cancer risk. What is decrease?
$800 Eating foods from these two food groups will lower your cancer risk. What are fruits and vegetables?
$1000 Having more than this number of alcoholic drinks per day increases your cancer risk. What is 1-2 drinks per day?
$200 This is the greatest controllable cancer risk. What is tobacco use?
$400 Avoid doing this outside when there is an air quality alert in your area. What is exercise?
$600 Gloves, goggles, and respirators are examples of these that you can use to reduce your exposure to cancer-causing substances at work and at home. What is personal protective equipment?
Daily Double Radon, x-rays, and UV light are this type of environmental risk factor? What is radiation?
$1000 Pressure treated lumber is often treated with these types of cancer causing metals. What are heavy metals (arsenic and chromium)?
$200 This common characteristic of this group of diseases is the loss of normal cell growth control. What is cancer?
$400 Heart disease is the leading cause of death in our country. Cancer is ranked this. What is second?
$600 This type of tumor is aggressive (opposite of benign). What are malignant tumors?
$800 Spread of cancer to another location of the body is called this. What metastasis?
$1000 The most common cancer that kills both men and women is this cancer. What is lung?
$200 Over 77% of cancer cases are diagnosed after this age. What is age 55?
$400 This percentage of all U.S. women will develop cancer within their lifetime. What is 33%?
Daily Double This percentage of all U.S. men will develop cancer within their lifetime. What is 50%?
$800 Improving your diet by eating fruits and vegetables decreases your risk of cancer by this percentage. What is 30%?
$1000 Quitting smoking lowers your cancer risk by this percentage. What is 30%
Final Jeopardy! Category: Cancer Control Healthy eating and exercise What are two ways to reduce your cancer risk?
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