Cancer

By:Mia Mendoza

Genius Hour Topic-How Does Cancer Change Someone's life?

Did You Know:

The word ‘cancer’ comes from the Latin for ‘crab’ – just like the zodiac sign.

Essential Questions

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Fun Facts-Cancer (MOST OF THE STUFF HERE IS GONNA BE ON THE TEST)

  • Cancer was first described by the ancient Egyptians

  • There are more skin cancer cases due to indoor tanning than lung cancer cases due to smoking

  • More than half of all cancers are preventable

  • There are more than 200 types and sub-types of cancer

  • Naked mole rats are immune to cancer

  • There are more than 28 million cancer survivors worldwide

  • Only 5-10% of all cancers are entirely heredity

  • Breast cancer is more common in the left breast then the right

Interview With Mrs. Risi

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Quiz And Review Quiz

About The Author-By:Mia Mendoza

Mia is the only child. She's 12 years old. She has 2 dogs. She play's the bass in the school orchestra. Her bestfriends are Emily, Kressias, Katherine and Brishania. She like to spend her free time watching T.V. Most of her friends think she's crazy. Sometimes she laughs for no reason. And she gets really hyper Sometimes. She loves chocolate. She always does dumb stuff with her friends. She loves to listen to music and loves the color purple.