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Prostate Health Quiz
What Do You Know About Prostate Health? Prostate cancer and other diseases of the prostate are common. Learning about these diseases can help you recognize problems and seek medical treatment early. 1. The prostate is located beneath the bladder and consists of glands and ducts embedded in muscle fibers. You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct answer is The prostate is part of a man's reproductive system. It produces fluid that carries sperm. A. True B. False 2. This year, 10,000 Ameri...
Smoking Cessation, Stages of Change
Smoking Cessation, Stages of Change Cigarette smoking is the single leading cause of preventable death and disease in the United States. But because of the physical and psychological addiction to nicotine, smokers find it quite difficult to quit. This video offers important reasons to stop smoking and a framework of change to help you achieve your goal.
Nutrition and Cancer Quiz
What Do You Know About Nutrition and Cancer? A diet that includes plenty of fruits, vegetables, and whole grains is important for good health. What effect does diet have on your risk for cancer? Find out by taking this quiz, based in part on information from the American Cancer Society (ACS). 1. Eating five or more servings of fruits and vegetables each day may reduce your risk for certain types of cancer. You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct answer is According to the Harvard Schoo...
A Workable Guide to Managing Cancer
Ovarian Cancer Risk Assessment
Ovarian Cancer Risk Assessment According to 2010 statistics from the American Cancer Society, ovarian cancer is the ninth most common cancer in U.S. women. (This does not count certain skin cancers.) Ovarian cancer is most common in older women. It is a little more common in white women than in women of other ethnic groups. The risk of getting invasive ovarian cancer during a woman's lifetime is about 1 in 71, and the risk of dying is 1 in 95. This tool will help you determine if you are at risk for ova...
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