Understanding Pathophysiology Study Set 3

Medicine

Quiz 10 :
Biology of Cancer

Quiz 10 :
Biology of Cancer

arrow
A patient has a tissue growth that was diagnosed as cancer. Which of the following terms best describes this growth?
Free
Multiple Choice
Answer:

Answer:

A

arrow
Which information indicates that a nurse understands characteristics of malignant tumours?
Free
Multiple Choice
Answer:

Answer:

C

arrow
A nurse is discussing preinvasive epithelial tumours of glandular or squamous cell origin. What is the nurse describing?
Free
Multiple Choice
Answer:

Answer:

C

arrow
A 25-year-old male develops a tumour of the breast glandular tissue. What type of tumour will be documented on the chart?
Multiple Choice
Answer:
arrow
An oncologist is discussing when a cancer cell loses differentiation. Which of the following is the oncologist describing?
Multiple Choice
Answer:
arrow
A primary care provider is attempting to diagnose cancer and is looking for a tumour marker. Which of the following could be a possible marker?
Multiple Choice
Answer:
arrow
A 52-year-old male with hepatitis C recently developed hepatic cancer. Which of the following markers should be increased?
Multiple Choice
Answer:
arrow
Which information should the nurse include when teaching about angiogenic factors in cancerous tumours?
Multiple Choice
Answer:
arrow
What does the activation of telomerase by cancer cells result in?
Multiple Choice
Answer:
arrow
Which of the following indicates that a nurse understands a proto-oncogene? A proto-oncogene is best defined as a(n) _____ gene.
Multiple Choice
Answer:
arrow
Which genetic change causes alterations in only one or a few nucleotide bases?
Multiple Choice
Answer:
arrow
A 45-year-old female was recently diagnosed with cervical cancer. Which of the following is the most likely cause of her cancer?
Multiple Choice
Answer:
arrow
A 30-year-old male with HIV is diagnosed with Epstein-Barr virus. After 2 months, the virus is still active. Based upon the Epstein-Barr virus, which of the following cancers is most likely to develop in this patient?
Multiple Choice
Answer:
arrow
A 45-year-old male presents with persistent, severe stomach pain. Testing reveals a peptic ulcer. Further laboratory tests reveal the presence of Helicobacter pylori. Which of the following is of concern for this patient?
Multiple Choice
Answer:
arrow
Which statement indicates the patient has a correct understanding of metastasis? The most common route of metastasis is through the blood vessels and:
Multiple Choice
Answer:
arrow
A nurse is giving an example of inflammation as an etiology for cancer development. What is the best example the nurse should give?
Multiple Choice
Answer:
arrow
A patient asks when adjuvant chemotherapy is used. How should the nurse respond?
Multiple Choice
Answer:
arrow
Brachytherapy is being used to treat cancer in a patient. What types of cancers respond well to brachytherapy? (Select all that apply.)
Multiple Choice
Answer: