Patho Chapter 5

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1.  What is a benign neoplasm originating from adipose tissue called?
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2.  What are malignant neoplasms arising from connective tissue cells called?
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3.  Which of the following is a characteristic of a benign tumor?
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4.  What is the grading of newly diagnosed malignant tumors based on?
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5.  A warning sign of possible cancer would be any of the following except:
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6.  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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7.  What does paraneoplastic syndrome refer to?
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8.  What is the spread of malignant cells through blood and lymph to distant sites called?
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9.  One reason for staging a malignant tumor at the time of diagnosis is to:
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10.  The process of carcinogenesis usually begins with:
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11.  What would be an external source of ionizing radiation?
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12.  Radiation therapy destroys:
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13.  The most critical adverse effects of chemotherapy and radiation therapy include:
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14.  Chemotherapy usually involves a combination of drugs in order to: 1. reduce the adverse effects 2. guarantee that all cancer cells are destroyed 3. be effective in more phases of the cell cycle 4. totally block the mitotic stage
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15.  Why does ovarian cancer have a poor prognosis?
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16.  Select the correct pair representing a malignant tumor and its marker:
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17.  Anti-angiogenesis drugs act on malignant tumor by:
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18.  The development of neutropenia during chemotherapy for cancer means:
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19.  Malignant brain tumors:
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20.  Identify the common dose-limiting factor for chemotherapy:
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21.  Glucocorticoids are often prescribed during a course of chemotherapy and radiation because:
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22.  Vomiting frequently follows a chemotherapy treatment because: 1. the gastrointestinal tract is inflamed 2. the chemicals stimulate the emetic centre 3. the drugs have an unpleasant odor 4. treatment is very painful
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23.  What type of cells tend to be damaged the most during chemotherapy and radiation treatments?
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