Do You Know the Risk Factors for Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma?

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Question 1 of 11

What do Gene Wilder, Jackie Kennedy, Mr. T, and Michael C. Hall all have in common? They’re celebrities who were diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL). NHL is the seventh most common cancer affecting adults in the U.S., and the incidence of this cancer nearly doubled between 1975 and 2013. To intercept or limit the disease, it’s important to know its risk factors. So here's your first question: True or False: Being male and older are strong risk factors for NHL

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Question 2 of 11

True or False: Risk of NHL can be increased after treatment with chemotherapy for other cancers

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Question 3 of 11

True or False: NHL is one of the few cancers with no genetic influence

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Question 4 of 11

True or false: Smoking and alcohol use have survival implications in NHL

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Question 5 of 11

True or false: It is a myth that having rheumatoid arthritis (RA) raises your risk of developing NHL

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Question 6 of 11

True or false: Radiation exposure survivors are at higher risk of NHL

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Question 7 of 11

True or false: Viruses like the flu raise the risk of developing NHL

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Question 8 of 11

True or false: Having hepatitis C raises the risk of NHL

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Question 9 of 11

True or false: Breast implants raise the risk of developing a rare type of NHL

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Question 10 of 11

True or false: A high carb diet raises the risk of developing NHL

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Question 11 of 11

True or false: Following a healthy lifestyle can help to lower risk of NHL

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