Module 2 Quiz On Colorectal Cancer

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Cancer Quizzes & Trivia

This is a final exam for a pathophysiology course.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is not a screening test for Colorectal Cancer?
    • A. 

      Colonoscopy

    • B. 

      Endarterectomy

    • C. 

      Sigmoidoscopy

    • D. 

      Barium Enema

    • E. 

      Fecal Occult Blood Test

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is not a risk factor for Colorectal Cancer?
    • A. 

      Age greater than 50 years

    • B. 

      History of certain kinds of cancer

    • C. 

      Family history of colorectal cancer

    • D. 

      Low levels of mercury on the blood stream

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is most important in the prevention of Colorectal Cancer?  
    • A. 

      Early detection of polyps and colorectal cancer

    • B. 

      Annual physical exam by a licensed medical doctor

    • C. 

      Annual colonoscopy

    • D. 

      Annual digital rectal exam

  • 4. 
    Which of the following stages is characterized by a tumor on the innermost layersof the colon?
    • A. 

      Stage 4

    • B. 

      Stage 0

    • C. 

      Stage 5

    • D. 

      Stage 3

  • 5. 
    Which form of treatment is advised for Stage 4 Colorectal Cancer?
    • A. 

      Surgery

    • B. 

      Radiation

    • C. 

      Chemotherapy

    • D. 

      Cryotherapy

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is not used as a chemotherapeutical agent for colorectal cancer?
    • A. 

      Zofran

    • B. 

      Fluorouracil

    • C. 

      Oxaliplatin

    • D. 

      Irinotecan

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is not a common side effect of chemotherapeutical treatment for colorectal cancer?
    • A. 

      Mouth sores

    • B. 

      Diarrhea

    • C. 

      Nausea and vomiting

    • D. 

      Hair loss

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is not a home treatment for mouth sores resulting from chemotherapeutical treatment for colorectal cancer?
    • A. 

      Drinking cold liquids

    • B. 

      Use of a straw

    • C. 

      Rinsing with warm salt water

    • D. 

      Hot packs applied to the jaw

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