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Chapter 44. Oncology

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Which of the following is true?

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A. Cancer incidence rate is usually expressed as events per 100,000 people over their lifetime

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B. Overall survival is the inverse of the likelihood that a person will die of disease

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C. Tumor stage is determined on histologic examination

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D. Cancer point prevalence describes the number of people with cancer at a given time

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E. Epithelial malignancy can also be called sarcoma

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D. Cancer point prevalence describes the number of people with cancer at a given time

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Biopsy to evaluate a lesion for malignancy

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A. Can include image guidance for needle, incisional or excisional biopsies

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B. Should always remove the entire lesion for analysis

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C. Can yield a sliver of tissue removed with a core needle biopsy

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D. Both A and C

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E. None of the above

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D. Both A and C

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Adjuvant chemotherapy for cancer

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A. Is typically administered prior to resection

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B. Can be described according to its absolute or relative benefit

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C. Is necessary for most patients who are treated for cancer who never have recurrence

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D. Is most effective in patients who have gross disease remaining after surgery

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E. Uses different agents than are typically used for metastatic disease of the same type

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B. Can be described according to its absolute or relative benefit

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Soft tissue sarcomas

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A. Have tumor size and tumor grade as the most important prognostic variables

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B. Often metastasize to regional lymph nodes

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C. Can usually be diagnosed by FNA biopsy

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D. Usually spread to liver as the first site of distant metastasis

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E. All of the above

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A. Have tumor size and tumor grade as the most important prognostic variables

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Melanoma

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A. Incidence is decreasing in the United States

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