Pcsa 2020 Annual Meeting - Session 6

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Pcsa 2020 Annual Meeting - Session 6

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A 40 year female with triple negative breast cancer with at least 3 replaced lymph nodes (LN) receives neoadjuvant chemotherapy and undergoes a modified radical mastectomy.  4 total LN are seen in the axillary lymph node specimen. The specimen likely did not contain at least ten LN because: 
    • A. 

      The pathologist did not look hard enough  

    • B. 

      You performed an inadequate surgery

    • C. 

       the patient demonstrated treatment effect in the LN 

    • D. 

      The patient doesn't have LN

  • 2. 
    When less than 10 lymph node (LN) yield node-positive post-neoadjuvant chemotherapy (breast cancer patients are compared to patients with > 10 LN yield, pathologic complete response is:
    • A. 

      More likely

    • B. 

      Less likely

    • C. 

      Equally possible

    • D. 

      Does not matter

  • 3. 
    1.Your patient is BRCA positive and has a history of epithelial ovarian cancer has now been diagnosed with breast cancer. She presents for advice. You explain that duration between diagnoses has been seen to be shorter in similar patients when:
    • A. 

      Breast cancer was diagnosed prior to ovarian cancer 

    • B. 

      Ovarian cancer was diagnosed prior to breast cancer

    • C. 

      BRCA1 mutation was diagnosed

    • D. 

      Family history of ovarian cancer is higher

  • 4. 
    What is a novel radiotracer that has proven highly accurate in localization of parathyroid adenomas?
    • A. 

      Fluorodeoxyglucose

    • B. 

      B-methyl-iodophyl-pentadecanoic acid

    • C. 

      18F-fluorocholine

    • D. 

      Thallium-201