2 Directions The following slides are trivia questions. Please answer these questions by:multiple choice ortrue/false.
3 Select the most correct answer: Most women diagnosed with breast cancer have which of the following risk factors:A. A family history of the diseaseB. Lumpy breast tissueC. High stress levelsD. All of the aboveE. None of the above
4 E. None of the aboveFor the majority of women diagnosed with breast cancer, their main risk factors are being a women and growing older.
6 FalseRoughly 80% of lumps are caused by benign (noncancerous) changes, cysts or other conditions. However it is important to report all changes to your doctor because detecting breast cancer early is important.
7 Select the most correct answer: Which item below is known to have an increased effect of breast cancer?A. AlcoholB. Excess weightC. Lack of exerciseD. Preservatives in foodE. Hormone replacement therapy (HRT)
8 D. Preservatives in food Foods that contain preservatives DO NOT appear to effect the risk for breast cancer. The other items: alcohol, excess weight, lack of exercise and hormone replacement therapy (HRT) can affect your risk of breast cancer.
9 Which of these has been proven to increase breast cancer risk? Select the most correct answer:Which of these has been proven to increase breast cancer risk?A. Cell phonesB. Underwire brasC. Antiperspirants/deodorantsD. Breast implantsE. All of the aboveF. None of the above
10 F. None of the aboveRumors have spread rapidly, but there’s no scientific evidence that antiperspirants/deodorants, underwire bras, cell phones or breast implants can increase the risk, much less cause breast cancer.
11 Having a routine screening mammogram may cause breast cancer? TrueFalse
12 FalseA routine mammogram can detect breast cancer as early as two years before it can be felt. Mammography is the best way to detect breast cancer at an early stage.
13 Select the most correct answer: Which of the following groups of women have a risk of developing breast cancer?A. WhiteB. African-AmericanC. HispanicD. AsianE. American IndianF. All of the aboveG. None of the above
14 F. All of the aboveAll women are at risk of developing breast cancer. In the state of Idaho, Hispanic women are more likely to die of breast cancer because they are often diagnosed at an advanced stage, when breast cancer is harder to treat and cure.ALL WOMEN aged 40 and older need annual screening mammograms.
15 Most cases of breast cancer occur in women with no known risk factors. TrueFalse
16 TrueOver 70 percent of breast cancer cases occur in women with no known risk factors.
17 Select the most correct answer: Aside from being a women, which of the factors below is the greatest risk of developing breast cancer?A. Family historyB. AgeC. ObesityD. AlcoholE. All of the above
18 B. AgeAge is the number one factor- your risk goes up as you get older. Remember that 70% of women who get breast cancer have no identifiable risk factors and only 10% of breast cancers and be traced to family history.
19 Women with lumpy breasts (also known as fibrocystic breasts) are more likely to get breast cancer. TrueFalse
20 False Women with lumpy breasts are at equal risk of breast cancer.
21 Women who have an injured breast are at an increased risk of breast cancer. TrueFalse
22 FalseThere is no evidence that an injury can result in breast cancer. However, sometimes an injury may draw a woman’s attention to an area in her breast where cancer already exists.
23 If I have additional questions regarding breast cancer who should I talk to? Your Doctor or Primary Care Provider
24 MammogramsRemember having a mammogram is still the best way to detect breast cancer at an early stage.Three simple steps:1. Monthly breast self-examination beginning by age 202. Clinical breast exams at least every three years, starting at age 20 and annually after age 403. Annual mammograms starting at age 40