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Mastering Healthcare Terminology

Medicine

Quiz 16 :

Oncology

Quiz 16 :

Oncology

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A system of determining how far a cancer has spread from its original site is called grading.
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Tumors that grow rapidly, recur, and invade tissue are usually benign.
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A seminoma is a benign tumor.
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The site where the cancer originates is referred to as the primary site.
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An hCG level is used as a screen for ovarian cancer.
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A determination of the degree of dedifferentiation of cancer cells is called staging.
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An acoustic neuroma is a benign tumor of the ear.
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A patient's smoking history can be described in pack years.
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NSE is used to measure the stage and/or patient's response to treatment of small cell carcinoma and neuroblastoma.
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A retinoblastoma is a benign tumor of the eye.
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Cancer cells that derive from plasma cells in the bone marrow are classified as myeloma.
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A patient who has smoked two packs a day for 10 years has a 12 pack-year history.
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Healthy cells are poorly differentiated.
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A hypernephroma is a malignant tumor of the urinary system.
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Oncology is the study of tumors.
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Cancer composed of connective tissue is sarcoma.
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All neoplasms are cancerous.
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The most common type of malignant tumor is carcinoma.
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A myxosarcoma is a malignant tumor of the circulatory system.
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PSA is used to test for prostate cancer.
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