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Understanding Pathophysiology Study Set 3

Medicine

Quiz 12 :

Cancer in Children and Adolescents

Quiz 12 :

Cancer in Children and Adolescents

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What is the most common type of tissue cancer occurring between ages 15 and 19?
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C

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What event occurs in more than 70% of the cases of childhood cancers?
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A

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A 40-year-old female developed adenocarcinoma of the vagina. Which prenatal event is the most likely cause of her cancer?
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B

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What condition are children diagnosed with Down syndrome at higher risk for developing?
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A 3-year-old female was diagnosed with Wilms tumour. Where is this tumour located?
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When an aide asks why carcinomas rarely occur in childhood, how should the nurse respond? (Select all that apply.)
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A nurse is preparing to teach the most common malignancy in children. Which malignancy should the nurse discuss?
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Which characterizes an embryonic cancer tumour?
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What is the origin of most childhood cancers?
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A 16-year-old with aspirations of becoming a bodybuilder spends 3 hours a day in the gym and does everything possible in an attempt to build muscle mass. Five years later, a hepatocellular carcinoma is discovered. Which of the following is the most likely cause of the cancer?
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