Breast Health Quiz

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Listen up class, its’ time to test yourself on all the information you learned from Rethink this year. So grab a cup of coffee or green juice, pull up a comfy chair and put on your most intelligent thinking cap.

Because it’s quiz time!

How Many Drinks is Too Many?

Compared to women who don’t drink at all, women who have three alcoholic drinks per week have a ______% higher risk of breast cancer?
a) 5%
b) 10%
c) 15%

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Does it run in the family?

True or False: All breast cancer is hereditary.uh-xs-fiztk-alexander-dummer

Treatment

True or False: All cancers are treated in the same way in the same person.0tfz7zoxawc-matt-briney

Treatment

____________ uses drugs to stop the growth and spread of cancer cells throughout your body. Its aim is to lower the risk of secondary cancer. It can be given before or after surgery.  canceriscrap-oct17

 

Stats

True or False: On average, over 20, 000 Canadian women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in one year.pcfhb0r4-js-agberto-guimaraes

Women Only?

True or False: Breast cancer is a disease that only affects womenjtw7p2kxhyi-bruno-nascimento

Risk Factors

The most two proven and significant breast cancer risk factors are:

  1. Gaining weight
  2. Being female
  3. Getting older
  4. Being stressed out
  5. Wearing tight bras  

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Cancer Fighting Cells

What type of cells inhibits the body’s ability to fight cancer by decreasing the immune response and increasing inflammation?

a) Fat
b) Nerve
c) Blood fc5ozeetuw-ming-jun-tan

Lumps

True or False: All lumps found in the breast are cancerous.v9enihiwh8k-greg-shield

Changes

True or False: Changes to the outside of a breast may indicate a problem within it.cylpozaziia-markus-spiske

Knowing your body

Bust the myth: If I am not a scientist, then I won’t be able to understand breast cancer research.rmwtvqn5rzu-jesse-orrico

Health Breasts

True or False: Healthy breasts can feel lumpy.kfcdflbu6za-christopher-campbell

Answers!

1.Answer: c). Risk increases an additional 15% for each additional drink women regularly have each day.

2.Answer: False. An estimated 5% to 10% of all breast cancer cases are hereditary.

3.Answer: False. Each cancer is as unique as the person whose body it invades.   Treatment depends on many factors including: age, gender, the pathology of the cancer (how large the tumor, how advanced), family history, quality of life etc.

4.Answer: False. Each cancer is as unique as the person whose body it invades.   Treatment depends on many factors including: age, gender, the pathology of the cancer (how large the tumor, how advanced), family history, quality of life etc.

5.Answer: False. Each cancer is as unique as the person whose body it invades.   Treatment depends on many factors including: age, gender, the pathology of the cancer (how large the tumor, how advanced), family history, quality of life etc.

6.Answer: True. According to Canadian Cancer Statistics 2013, 23,800  Canadian women were diagnosed with breast cancer in 2015.  

7.Answer: False. An estimated 200 Canadian men will be diagnosed with breast cancer in 2016.

8.Answer: 2&3- The greatest risk for breast cancer is women over the age of 55

9.Answer: a). Fat (or adipose) cells. Regular exercise and a balanced diet are key to maintaining a healthy body weight.

10.Answer:  False. A lump found in the breast is not always cancerous and more often than not it is harmless.  Causes can include fibroid adenoma, changes in breast tissue through development, and nursing.

11.Answer: True. Dimpling, puckering, flattening, indentations and other changes seen on the outside of the breast may indicate a problem within the breast.  It’s important to know what your breasts look and feel like so that you can notice any changes and check with your doctor if you notice anything new or unusual.

12.Answer: Myth. Advocates can become educated and able to understand and influence breast cancer research. Their perspective is a key ingredient in finding answers.

13.Answer: True. Lumpiness is not a cause for concern as long as it is normal for your breasts. It’s important to know what your breasts look and feel like so that you can notice any changes and check with your doctor if you notice anything new or unusual.

How did you do?!

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3 Comments

  1. Lewis on December 16, 2016 at 11:43 pm

    An impressive share! I’ve just forwarded this onto a co-worker who had been doing a little homework on this.
    And he actually bought me dinner due to the fact that I found it for him…
    lol. So let me reword this…. Thank YOU for the meal!!
    But yeah, thanks for spending some time to talk about this issue
    here on your blog.

    • Sourced by BCSN-team on December 20, 2016 at 12:54 pm

      Really kind of you to mention! we set up the site to share information, so pleased to see it is working. We hope you enjoyed the meal!

  2. Kristen on December 19, 2016 at 4:08 am

    This is a topic which is near to my heart…
    Thank you! Where are your contact details though?

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