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Diseases Scavenger Hunt Worksheet

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                 Communicable and Non-Communicable Diseases Scavenger Hunt

CANCER:
   1. A _______________________ tumor is a mass of abnormal cells.

   2. A ______________________ is the removal of a sample of tissue forma person for examination.

   3. List 3 lifestyle changes that can help to reduce your risk of cancer:

      a.

      b.

      c.

   4. List 4 types of cancer and what body structure or function is affected:



   5. What is the difference between the 3 types of Cancer treatment?



   INFLUENZA:
   6. _______________,____________________, and __________________ are examples of flu symptoms.

   HEPATITIS:
   7. Mononucleosis is a __________________ disease.
   8. There are ______________ types of Hepatitis.

   ARTHRITIS

   9. True or False (circle one): There are many different types of cures for Arthritis.

   10. Osteoroarthritis is ___________________________________________________________________

    _____________________________________________________________________________________

   11. Risk factors for osteoarthritis include: _______________________, ______________________, and

     ____________________ ______________________.

   12. What happens to the joints that are affected by rheumatoid arthritis?
   HEART DISEASE

   13. What is heart disease?



14. A __________________ is a serious condition that occurs when an artery of the brain breaks or becomes
blocked.

15. Type _________ DIABETES is a condition in which the body cannot effectively use the insulin it produces.

16. ______________________ is a protein made in the pancreas that regulates the level of glucose in the blood.

   17. A histamine is ________________________________________________________________________

   _______________________________________________________________________________________

   18. An ______________________ is a substance that cause allergic responses.

   19. Common triggers for ASTHMA include:

           
           
           
           

20. A strategy for managing asthma include using a ________________________ which is a medication used

  to relax the muscles around air passages.

21. Pneumonia is a serious ___________________________ in the lungs.

22. ___________________ is a bacterial disease that is spread through the __________________.

23. True or False: Only strep throat that is caused by bacteria can be treated with antibiotics.




24. List all of the Communicable Diseases on the posters:




25. List all of the Non-Communicable Diseases on the posters:

				
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