Pathophysiology Study Set 1

Medicine

Quiz 20 :
Neoplasms and Cancer

Quiz 20 :
Neoplasms and Cancer

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What is a benign neoplasm originating from adipose tissue called?
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B

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What are malignant neoplasms arising from connective tissue cells called?
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B

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Which of the following is a characteristic of a benign tumor?
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D

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Which factor provides the basis for the grading of newly diagnosed malignant tumors?
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A warning sign of possible cancer would be any of the following EXCEPT:
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The common local effects of an expanding tumor mass include: 1) obstruction of a tube or duct. 2) anemia and weight loss. 3) cell necrosis and ulceration. 4) tumor markers in the circulation.
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Which of the following does paraneoplastic syndrome refer to?
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Which term refers to the spread of malignant cells through blood and lymph to distant sites?
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One reason for staging a malignant tumor at the time of diagnosis is to:
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The process of carcinogenesis usually begins with:
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What would be an external source of ionizing radiation?
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Radiation therapy destroys:
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The most critical adverse effects of chemotherapy and radiation therapy are:
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Why does ovarian cancer have a poor prognosis?
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Select the correct pair representing a malignant tumor and its marker:
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Antiangiogenesis drugs act on a malignant tumor by:
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The development of neutropenia during chemotherapy for cancer means :
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Malignant brain tumors:
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Identify the common dose-limiting factor for chemotherapy:
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Glucocorticoids are often prescribed during a course of chemotherapy and radiation because:
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