Medical Terminology Oncology

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Oncology. What is benign and what is malignant? What does metastasis mean? Take this quiz and see if you know the answers. Hope this helps on your Oncology Quiz.


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  • 1. 
    Oncology
    • A. 

      Branch of medicine that deals with the nervous system

    • B. 

      The branch of medicine dealing with neoplasm's

    • C. 

      Branch of system that deals with the female reproductive system

  • 2. 
    Neoplasm
    • A. 

      An abnormal new growth of new tissue

    • B. 

      Most common type of cancer

    • C. 

      Most common in males over 60

  • 3. 
    Benign
    • A. 

      Malignant

    • B. 

      Noncancerous growth

    • C. 

      Invasive and speard to remote regions of the body

  • 4. 
    Basal cell carcinoma, which is true?
    • A. 

      Most common type of skin cancer, malignance of the basal layer of the epidermis

    • B. 

      Treatment includes, chemotherapy, immunotherapy and radiation for basal cell carcinoma

  • 5. 
    Mortality rate of people with colorectal cancer
    • A. 

      33%

    • B. 

      99%

    • C. 

      10%

  • 6. 
    Mortality rate of people with pancreatic cancer
    • A. 

      50%

    • B. 

      91%

    • C. 

      33%

  • 7. 
    Mortality rate of people with live/bile cancer
    • A. 

      10%

    • B. 

      86%

    • C. 

      33%

  • 8. 
    Mortality rate of people with stomach cancer
    • A. 

      65%

    • B. 

      25%

    • C. 

      99%

  • 9. 
    Myxoma
    • A. 

      Masses that form and block air passages and alveoli

    • B. 

      An overgrowth of blood cells

    • C. 

      A mucous connective tissue tumor

  • 10. 
    Proliferation
    • A. 

      Usually begins with a painful enlargement of the lymph nodes

    • B. 

      An overgrowth of blood cells

    • C. 

      New blood cells

  • 11. 
    Leukemia
    • A. 

      Oncological disorder of the blood forming organs

    • B. 

      Leading form of cancer in males over 50

    • C. 

      Malignancy of connective tissue including bone, fat, muscle, and firbous tissue

  • 12. 
    Sarcoma
    • A. 

      Begins as a purplish, brown masules and develop into plaques and nodules

    • B. 

      A malignancy that develops from bone, fat, muscle, cartilage, bone marrow and cells of teh lympatic system

    • C. 

      From primitive nerve cells in bone marrow cells

  • 13. 
    Fibrosarcoma
    • A. 

      Develops from bone, fat, muscle, cartilage, and bone marrow

    • B. 

      Bone tissue in knees, upper arms and legs. Age 20 - 25

    • C. 

      Develops in cartilage of pelvis, upper legs, shoulders, usually between ages 50 - 60

  • 14. 
    Most common cancer in women
    • A. 

      Cervical

    • B. 

      Breast

    • C. 

      Liver

  • 15. 
    Most common cancer in males
    • A. 

      Liver

    • B. 

      Prostate

    • C. 

      Pancreas

  • 16. 
    Pap test are how accurate
    • A. 

      80%

    • B. 

      95%

    • C. 

      50%

  • 17. 
    Cervical cancer is most common in women between what age?
    • A. 

      20 -29

    • B. 

      40 -49

    • C. 

      60 - 70

  • 18. 
    Increase risks of cervical cancer are
    • A. 

      First coitus at young age, large number of sex partners, infection with STD's

    • B. 

      Smoking

    • C. 

      Birth control

  • 19. 
    Survival rate of pancreatic cancer
    • A. 

      5%

    • B. 

      50%

    • C. 

      90%

  • 20. 
    Ependymona, pick the two that are correct
    • A. 

      Initial signs and symptoms include weight changes, intolerance to temperature, headache, blurred vision

    • B. 

      45 % survial rate

    • C. 

      A benign tumor of teh ependimal cells lining the central canal