Ch 5-Cancer-Test-Short Answer and Multiple Choice

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Which of the following is the single most helpful diagnostic tool of neoplasms? a. Breast self-examination b. Testicular self-examination c. Pap test d. Biopsy by needle aspiration, endoscopy, or surgical incision
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d
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Which of the following is treatment for cancers of leukemias, lymphomas, and some other tumors? a. Radiation b. Chemotherapy c. Immunotherapy/biotherapy d. Hormonal therapy
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c
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Where have stem cell and bone marrow transplants been most effective in treatment? a. High-risk melanomas b. Hodgkin disease and multiple myeloma c. bone cancers d. Prostate cancers
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b
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What are the substances in the blood, urine, and tissues of individuals with cancer that are used in diagnosis and prediction of certain therapies? a. Genetic factors of the cancer b. Tumor markers of the cancer c. Viruses that can cause cancer d. Bacteria that can cause cancer
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b
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Can you name the surgery for cancer that is done to sustain an individual or alleviate pain? a. Palliative b. Curative c. Preventative d. En bloc
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a
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________________is a new formation that serves no useful purpose; it is uncontrollable and progressive.
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Neoplasm
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___________________is a new formation that may grow slowly and remains localized.
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Benign tumor
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___________________is a new formation that is invasive, grows rather rapidly, is anaplastic, and is capable of metastasis.
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Malignant tumor
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Cancer of the _______________is the leading cause of cancer death in both men and women.
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lung and bronchus
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_________________is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women.
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Breast cancer

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