Read “A Closer Look: Cancer – The Intimate Enemy” on pgs. 102-103 1. What is a neoplasm? What is another term for it? 2. Would it be better to have a benign or malignant neoplasm? Explain. 3. What is metastasis? 4. Why do people with cancer lose weight? 5. What is a carcinogen? What are some examples? 6. Describe some discoveries that have been important in the study of cancer. 7. Discuss some of the diagnostic techniques used in detecting cancer. 8. What are the pros and cons of current cancer treatments? 9. What are some of the new treatments for cancer? 10. In your own life, what kinds of actions can you take to reduce your risk of cancer?