How has the use of science and technology changed ideas around the treatment and prevention of lung cancer?

In this lesson you will understand why lung cancer has become more widespread since the 19th century, how science and technology has helped in diagnosing and treating lung cancer, and what actions the government has taken to try and prevent lung cancer.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.Who discovered penicillin?

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Q2.In what year was penicillin discovered?

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Q3.Florey & Chain first tested penicillin on...

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Q4.How many pharmaceutical companies did the American government help fund?

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Q5.Over how many million doses of penicillin were given to treat allied soldiers on D-Day in 1944?

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Who discovered penicillin?

1/5

Q2.In what year was penicillin discovered?

2/5

Q3.Florey & Chain first tested penicillin on...

3/5

Q4.How many pharmaceutical companies did the American government help fund?

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Q5.Over how many million doses of penicillin were given to treat allied soldiers on D-Day in 1944?

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How has the use of science and technology changed ideas around the treatment and prevention of lung cancer?

End of lesson exit quiz for Lesson 24, Medicine through Time.

Q1.In what year did the British Medical Research Council publish a study that showed conclusively that the rise of lung cancer was linked to cigarette smoking?

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Q2.What percentage of lung cancer cases are people who smoke, or have smoked?

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Q3.What is a bronchoscopy?

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Q4.By 1985, smoking-related deaths cost the NHS how many million a year?

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Q5.When did the government ban smoking in cars carrying children under the age of 18?

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How has the use of science and technology changed ideas around the treatment and prevention of lung cancer?

End of lesson exit quiz for Lesson 24, Medicine through Time.

Q1.In what year did the British Medical Research Council publish a study that showed conclusively that the rise of lung cancer was linked to cigarette smoking?

1/5

Q2.What percentage of lung cancer cases are people who smoke, or have smoked?

2/5

Q3.What is a bronchoscopy?

3/5

Q4.By 1985, smoking-related deaths cost the NHS how many million a year?

4/5

Q5.When did the government ban smoking in cars carrying children under the age of 18?

5/5

Lesson summary: How has the use of science and technology changed ideas around the treatment and prevention of lung cancer?

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