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C. Indicate whether the following are related to hypo- or

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C. Indicate whether the following are related to hypo- or hypersecretion, and name the endocrine gland involved:
hypo- or hyper - gland
1) acromegaly __________________________/___________________
2) tetany ______________________________/___________________
3) diabetes mellitus _____________________/___________________
4) Graves disease _______________________/___________________
5) myxedema __________________________/___________________
6) Cushing syndrome ____________________/___________________
7) cretinism ___________________________ /____________________
D. Identify the best answer to the questions noted below:

1) Which is a description of a fungating tumor?
A. Open, exposed surface on the tumor
B. Containing dead tissue
C. Characterized by inflammation
D. Large, soft, flesh tumor
E. Mushrooming pattern of growth as tumor cells pile on top of each other

2) What term describes localized tumor growth?
A. Metastasis
B. Carcinoma in situ
C. Pleomorphic
D. Anaplastic
E. Sarcoma

3) What does staging a tumor mean?
A. Assessing the degree of differentiation
B. Analyzing the microscopic appearance of tumor cells
C. The tumor has spread
D. Assessing the extent of tumor spread
E. Treatment involves radiotherapy

4) Which is an example of a known type of inherited cancer?
A. Bone cancer
B. Lung cancer
C. Retinoblastoma
D. Basal cell carcinoma
E. Adenocarcinoma of the cervix

5) Which is a description of an estrogen receptor assay?
A. Tests for the presence of carcinoembryonic antigen in the blood
B. Tests for a portion of human chorionic gonadotropin in serum of patients
C. Tests the presence of a protein antigen in serum of liver and testicular cancer patients
D. Tests the concentration of hormone receptor sites in cells of breast cancer patients
E. Tests for the amount of carcinogenic hormones in the bloodstream of cancer patients

6) What term means assisting or aiding?
A. Lethal
B. Fractionation
C. Aspiration
D. Adjuvant
E. Grading

7) Which term is used in treatment of tumors with radiation?
A. Steroid
B. Antibiotic
C. Antimetabolite
D. Linear accelerator
E. Plant alkaloid

C. Indicate whether the following are related to hypo- or hypersecretion, and name the endocrine gland involved:
hypo- or hyper - gland
1) acromegaly Hyper/Pituitary
2) tetany Hypo/ Parathyroid
3) diabetes mellitus Hypo/ Pancreas
4) Graves disease Hyper/ Thyroid
5) myxedema Hypo/ Thyroid
6) Cushing syndrome Hyper / Adrenal glands
7) cretinism Hypo / Thyroid
D. Identify the best answer to the questions noted below:

1) Which is a description of a fungating tumor?
A. Open, exposed surface on the tumor
B. Containing dead tissue
C. Characterized by inflammation
D. Large, soft, flesh tumor
E. Mushrooming pattern of growth as tumor cells pile on top of each other

2) What term describes localized tumor growth?
A. Metastasis
B. Carcinoma in situ
C. Pleomorphic
D. Anaplastic
E. Sarcoma

3) What does staging a tumor mean?
A. Assessing the degree of differentiation
B. Analyzing the microscopic appearance of tumor cells
C. The tumor has spread
D. Assessing the extent of tumor spread
E. Treatment involves radiotherapy

4) Which is an example of a known type of inherited cancer?
A. Bone cancer
B. Lung cancer
C. Retinoblastoma
D. Basal cell carcinoma
E. Adenocarcinoma of the cervix

5) Which is a description of an estrogen receptor assay?
A. Tests for the presence of carcinoembryonic antigen in the blood
B. Tests for a portion of human chorionic gonadotropin in serum of patients
C. Tests the presence of a protein antigen in serum of liver and testicular cancer patients
D. Tests the concentration of hormone receptor sites in cells of breast cancer patients
E. Tests for the amount of carcinogenic hormones in the bloodstream of cancer patients

6) What term means assisting or aiding?
A. Lethal
B. Fractionation
C. Aspiration
D. Adjuvant
E. Grading

7) Which term is used in treatment of tumors with radiation?
A. Steroid
B. Antibiotic
C. Antimetabolite
D. Linear accelerator
E. Plant alkaloid

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