Benchmark 8F
The Designed World: Health Technology
Grades 6-8, page 206

It is becoming increasingly possible to manufacture chemical substances such as insulin and hormones that are normally found in the body. They can be used by individuals whose own bodies cannot produce the amounts required for good health.

NSES Content Standard F 
Science in Personal and Social Perspectives: Personal and community health
Grades 9-12, page 197
The severity of disease symptoms is dependent on many factors, such as human resistance and the virulence of the disease, producing organism. Many diseases can be prevented, controlled, or cured. Some diseases, such as cancer, result from specific body dysfunctions and cannot be transmitted.