Breast Cancer and Nutrition Quiz

Question 1 of 5

True or false: Gaining weight increases your risk of breast cancer.

ATrue.
BFalse.
ATrue.
BFalse.
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Question 2 of 5

Which food item does not top the charts as a source of antioxidants?

ABlackberries.
BArtichokes.
CWalnuts.
DBananas.
ABlackberries.
BArtichokes.
CWalnuts.
DBananas.
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Question 3 of 5

How many servings of alcohol per week does it take to increase your breast cancer risk?

AJust one.
BOne or two.
CTwo or three.
DThree or more.
AJust one.
BOne or two.
CTwo or three.
DThree or more.
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Question 4 of 5

What is a cruciferous vegetable and why are they relevant to people concerned about breast cancer?

AA type of vegetable that is very filling when cooked and might be helpful in weight management or reduction.
BA type of vegetable high in levels of phytoestrogen (or plant-based estrogen).
CRoot vegetables that need to be cleaned extra well, if served to a patient undergoing chemotherapy.
DVegetables that are soft and bland when cooked and may be favorable for patients undergoing chemotherapy.
AA type of vegetable that is very filling when cooked and might be helpful in weight management or reduction.
BA type of vegetable high in levels of phytoestrogen (or plant-based estrogen).
CRoot vegetables that need to be cleaned extra well, if served to a patient undergoing chemotherapy.
DVegetables that are soft and bland when cooked and may be favorable for patients undergoing chemotherapy.
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Question 5 of 5

The seven-year Women's Intervention Nutrition Study followed nearly 2,500 postmenopausal breast cancer survivors treated for early stage cancer. It showed that women on a lower-fat diet (about 33g fat per day) experienced a 24 percent overall reduction in the relative risk of recurrence, compared to women who ingested their regular diet (about 57g fat per day). Which group of survivors saw the largest improvement in risk of recurrence?

APostmenopausal women with ER-negative, early stage breast cancer (breast cancer that's been confined to the breast and underarm lymph nodes).
BPostmenopausal women with ER-positive, early stage breast cancer (breast cancer that's been confined to the breast and underarm lymph nodes).
APostmenopausal women with ER-negative, early stage breast cancer (breast cancer that's been confined to the breast and underarm lymph nodes).
BPostmenopausal women with ER-positive, early stage breast cancer (breast cancer that's been confined to the breast and underarm lymph nodes).
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