Oncology Quiz: Can You Pass This Exam?

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Oncology Quiz: Can You Pass This Exam? Cancer is one of the diseases that have the highest number of deaths annually, and one of the primary reasons is that most people do not have the finances to cater to screening and treatments if one is a fund having a tumor. Oncologists are charged with diagnosing people with cancer and treating them as well. Test your oncologist skills by taking the quiz below!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Select all that can be carcinogenic factors.
    • A. 

      Inherited genetic defect

    • B. 

      Viruses

    • C. 

      Diet

    • D. 

      Radiation

    • E. 

      Chemicals

    • F. 

      Trauma

    • G. 

      Chronic inflammation

    • H. 

      Immune system dysfunctions

  • 2. 
    As an RVT our role in oncology is to
    • A. 

      Encourage treatment

    • B. 

      Discourage treatment since it is too expensive and hard on the patient

    • C. 

      Provide compassionate care and medical knowledge

    • D. 

      None of the above would be done by an RVT

  • 3. 
    Hemangiosarcoma.
    • A. 

      Benign

    • B. 

      Malignant

  • 4. 
    Lymphoma
    • A. 

      Benign

    • B. 

      Malignant

  • 5. 
    Fibrosarcoma
    • A. 

      Benign

    • B. 

      Malignant

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is malignant?
    • A. 

      Insulinoma

    • B. 

      Lipoma

    • C. 

      Chondroma

    • D. 

      None of the above are malignant

  • 7. 
    The veterinarian may suggest allowing a particular mass be left alone to watch for growth in order to help determine if it is malignant or not.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is NOT on the AVMA list of early warning signs for cancer?
    • A. 

      Difficulty urinating, defecating and breathing

    • B. 

      Weight gain

    • C. 

      Sores with offensive odor

    • D. 

      Loss of stamina

  • 9. 
    Increased calcium levels are not a good indicator of cancer because animals burn lactic acid all the time with day to day activities. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Pets should not be allowed to lick children for at least 48 hours after treatment.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    A tumor should be surgically removed along with how much normal tissue?
    • A. 

      As little as possible

    • B. 

      2-3cm

    • C. 

      2 inches

    • D. 

      5 cm

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is not involved with Chemotherapy treatment?
    • A. 

      Used in tumors that can not be surgically removed

    • B. 

      Can be used after surgical excision to help prevent metastasis and regrowth

    • C. 

      Administered in frequent, small doses to minimize toxic effects

    • D. 

      Unfortunately produces the same effect when in contact with normal cells

  • 13. 
    A cautery unit is used to burn small epithelial tumors.
    • A. 

      Cryosurgery

    • B. 

      Radiation

    • C. 

      Hyperthermia

    • D. 

      Chemotherapy

  • 14. 
    Which of the following is/are the main exposure routes of chemotherapeutic drugs in humans handling them? 
    • A. 

      Absorption

    • B. 

      Inhalent, Absorption, Ingestion

    • C. 

      Inhalent, Absorption, Injection

    • D. 

      Inhalent, Ingestion, Injection

  • 15. 
    Chemotherapeutic agents should 
    • A. 

      Be stored and prepared in their own room with their own storage space

    • B. 

      Have warning signs and clean up instructions posted

    • C. 

      Only handled by trained personelle

    • D. 

      All of the above are true

  • 16. 
    Which of the following is an injectable chemotherapeutic agent? 
    • A. 

      Vincristine

    • B. 

      Lomustine

    • C. 

      Imuran

    • D. 

      All of the above are injectables

    • E. 

      None of the above are injectables

  • 17. 
    Which of the following is an oral chemotherapeutic agent?
    • A. 

      Adrimyacin

    • B. 

      L-Asparginase

    • C. 

      Chlorambucil

    • D. 

      Kidrolase

  • 18. 
    Extravasation
    • A. 

      Vasoconstriction due to chemotherapeutic treatment

    • B. 

      Vasodilation due to chemotherapeutic treatment

    • C. 

      Using multiple chemotherapeutic administration routes

    • D. 

      When a drug solution leaks from the vein

  • 19. 
    Stage this Lymphoma: "Generalized lymph node involvement" 
    • A. 

      Stage 1

    • B. 

      Stage 2

    • C. 

      Stage 3

    • D. 

      Stage 4

    • E. 

      Stage 5

  • 20. 
    Stage the Lymphoma: "Involvement of blood, bone marrow, and/or other organs" 
    • A. 

      Stage 1

    • B. 

      Stage 3

    • C. 

      Stage 4

    • D. 

      Stage 5

    • E. 

      Stage 2

  • 21. 
    Stage the Lymphoma: "Regional involvement of many lymph nodes, with or without the involvement of the tonsils" 
    • A. 

      Stage 1

    • B. 

      Stage 2

    • C. 

      Stage 3

    • D. 

      Stage 4

    • E. 

      Stage 5

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