Basics Of Clinical Oncology Quiz

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Basics Of Clinical Oncology Quiz


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  • 1. 
    Reglan and Odansetron are used to help with what most common side effect of chemotherapy?
    • A. 

      Headaches

    • B. 

      Nausea/vomiting

    • C. 

      Body pain

    • D. 

      Abdominal pain

  • 2. 
    A surgical procedure to remove all or a large part of the breast is called: 
    • A. 

      Lumpectomy

    • B. 

      Breast surgery

    • C. 

      Mastectomy

  • 3. 
    Primary Site is the place where the cancer _____ 
    • A. 

      Begins

    • B. 

      Ends

    • C. 

      Is treated

  • 4. 
    The spread of cancer from one part of the body to another by way of the lymphatic system or blood stream is known as __________________
  • 5. 
    Choose True or False for the following definition: Nodule - A small lump or tumor that can be benign or malignant.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    __________ -  procedure that removes a significant part or most of a tumor in cases where it is not possible to remove all of it. 
  • 7. 
    Oncology is concerned with:
    • A. 

      Cancer diagnosis and treatment

    • B. 

      Palliative care for patients with terminal malignancies

    • C. 

      Screening efforts

    • D. 

      Blood disorders such as sickle cell

  • 8. 
    Synchronous cancer occurs when primary cancer is metastatized to another system
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Select the correct progression from healthier cells to cancerous cells:
    • A. 

      Dysplastic -> Metaplastic -> Anaplastic

    • B. 

      Anaplastic -> Dysplastic -> Metaplastic

    • C. 

      Dysplastic -> Metaplastic -> Antineoplastic

    • D. 

      Anaplastic -> Metaplastic -> Dysplastic

  • 10. 
    Basal cell carcinoma and colorectal cancer are two of the rarer types of cancer
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Which of the following are types of chemotherapy drugs?
    • A. 

      Anti-inflammatory Drugs

    • B. 

      Topoisomerase Inhibitors

    • C. 

      5-HT3 Antagonists

    • D. 

      Mitotic Inhibitors

    • E. 

      Alkylating Agents

  • 12. 
    ________ ________ are proteins and genes which, when present at certain levels in the body, indicate a specific type of cancer. Ex: Elevated calcitonin levels
  • 13. 
    Which of the following is not a common supporting medication class for chemotherapy?
    • A. 

      Anti-inflammatory drugs

    • B. 

      Dopamine antagonists

    • C. 

      Opiate pain relievers

    • D. 

      Sulfa drugs

  • 14. 
    In terms of billing, all types of cancer fall under the same ICD-9 code. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Check all of the following which are subdivisions of oncology:
    • A. 

      Nutritional oncology

    • B. 

      Radiation oncology

    • C. 

      Medical oncology

    • D. 

      Naturopathic oncology

    • E. 

      Surgical oncology

  • 16. 
    Hand-Foot syndrome is a common side effect with certain kinds of chemotherapies. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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