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.
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.
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.
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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