Risk Assessments and Quizzes

RWJBarnabas Health encourages patients to be well informed about cancer and health. Visit our health library for more information about cancer, including risk assessments, interactive calculators and health quizzes.


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Colorectal Cancer Risk Assessment

Colorectal cancer usually develops slowly, over several years. Excluding skin cancers, colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in both men and women in the United States and the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths overall, according to the American Cancer Society (ACS). Still, the death rate from colorectal cancer has been dropping for more than 20 years because of better detection and treatment. Take this simple assessment to learn about your risks for colorectal cancer.


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Ovarian Cancer Risk Assessment

According to 2013 statistics from the American Cancer Society, ovarian cancer accounts for 3% of all cancers in U.S. women. 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 ovarian cancer during a woman's lifetime is about 1 in 72. This tool will help you determine if you are at risk for ovarian cancer.


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Nutrition and Cancer Quiz

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).


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Breast Cancer Risk Factors

Breast cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer in women. Experts don’t know the exact causes of breast cancer, but research has shown that certain factors increase a woman's chances of getting this disease. Although some women are at higher risk, the fact is, all women are at risk for breast cancer. Learn more today.

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