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The Pathophysiology of Neoplasia: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How does tumor angiogenesis help spread cancer throughout the human body?

Question 2 2. Which of the following is TRUE about a cancer that has undifferentiated cellular characteristics?

Question 3 3. Which of the following are the two MOST common places for cancer to spread?

Question 4 4. AFP is mainly used to detect _____.

Question 5 5. How is chemotherapy able to treat cancer that has spread throughout the body, also called systemic cancer?

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Question 6 6. T4 is also known as:

Question 7 7. What is one reason that even a benign tumor may prove harmful?

Question 8 8. How does meningioma cause seizures?

Question 9 9. The spread of cancer cells around the body is known as _____.

Question 10 10. A patient comes into your room and complains that there is a lump on his leg that has doubled in size over the last year. As you feel around you notice that this hard lump moves very freely. What would you likely suspect about the lump?

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Question 11 11. The process of cancer staging focuses on _____.

Question 12 12. A malignant neoplasm is also known as:

Question 13 13. Which of the following statements describe oncogenes?

Question 14 14. PSA stands for:

Question 15 15. A benign tumor is:

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is the major treatment for thyroid cancer:

Question 17 17. Which of the following statements is correct?

Question 18 18. When looking under the microscope, you notice a collection of cells undergoing a high rate of division that are also abnormal in shape and size, and have multiple nuclei. What assumption would you make based on this observation?

Question 19 19. Metastasis refers to:

Question 20 20. Why is retinoblastoma protein important?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following best describes initiation?

Question 22 22. PSA is mainly used to detect _____.

Question 23 23. Christina was informed by her oncologist that her cancer had originated in her right breast but has now, unfortunately, spread to her lungs and chest cavity. The step in the formation of cancer that Christina currently finds herself in is known as _____.

Question 24 24. Why is promotion reversible if it is stopped early enough in the process?

Question 25 25. A proto-oncogene may become an oncogene due to all of the following EXCEPT _____.

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Question 26 26. When cancer causes clinical syndromes NOT as a result of its metastasis or local tissue invasion, we term this (a) _____.

Question 27 27. What is a common characteristic of a malignant tumor that is not generally seen in a benign one?

Question 28 28. Which of the following statements about retinoblastoma is TRUE?

Question 29 29. Substances that exist in the world which cause cancer are known as _____.

Question 30 30. Which of the following is used to definitively diagnose a cancer?

The Pathophysiology of Neoplasia: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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