In this assignment, you will complete a self-assessment to analyze your risk factors for development of cancer.
Step 1 Select a type of cancer to examine.
Step 2 Select a cancer risk factor self-assessment tool. There are a number of online cancer risk factor tools. Select one to explore your risk for your choice of cancer and remember to cite your source using proper APA formatting.
Step 3 Summarize your individual risk for development of cancer. In your summary, include the following information:
- Identification of individual and familial genetic factors that could lead to cancer development
- Description of your lifestyle factors that could contribute to cancer development
- A description of the role gender plays in risk for development of cancer
- A description of the role nutrition plays in risk for development of cancer
- A list of interventions you can take to reduce your risk of developing cancer
- How the aging process affects cells and causes cellular injury that can lead to cancer