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11 Study Guide
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2012-04-30 22:07:11
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Cancer in Children
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  1. T/F
    Childhood cancers are more common than adult cancers.
    False
  2. T/F
    Childhood cancers have a strong relationship to environmental agents.
    False
  3. T/F
    Childhood cancers possess a short latency period.
    True
  4. T/F
    Childhood cancers involve tissues more than organs.
    True
  5. T/F
    Childhood cancers involve epithelial cells more often than connective tissue cells.
    False
  6. T/F
    Childhood cancers are generally detected accidentally.
    True
  7. T/F
    Childhood cancers often have metastasized at the time of diagnosis.
    True
  8. T/F
    Childhood cancers are less responsive to chemotherapy than are adult cancers.
    False
  9. T/F
    Childhood cancers have more long-term consequences than adult cancers.
    True
  10. T/F
    Childhood cancers have a better prognosis than adult cancers.
    True
  11. Down syndrome
    A. acute leukemia
    B. lymphoma
    C. nonlymphocytic leukemia
    D. DES
    E. RBI gene
    F. congenital absence of iris of the eye
    A. acute leukemia
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  12. Wilms tumor
    A. nonlymphocytic leukemia
    B. lymphoma
    C. congenital absence of iris of the eye
    D. RBI gene
    E. acute leukemia
    F. DES
    C. congenital absence of iris of the eye
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  13. Retinoblastoma
    A. nonlymphocytic leukemia
    B. RBI gene
    C. DES
    D. lymphoma
    E. acute leukemia
    F. congenital absence of iris of the eye
    B. RBI gene
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  14. Fanconi anemia
    A. DES
    B. nonlymphocytic leukemia
    C. RBI gene
    D. congenital absence of iris of the eye
    E. lymphoma
    F. acute leukemia
    B. nonlymphocytic leukemia
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  15. Vaginal adenocarcinoma
    A. RBI gene
    B. DES
    C. congenital absence of iris of the eye
    D. nonlymphocytic leukemia
    E. acute leukemia
    F. lymphoma
    B. DES
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  16. Ataxia-telangiectasia
    A. congenital absence of iris of the eye
    B. RBI gene
    C. acute leukemia
    D. nonlymphocytic leukemia
    E. lymphoma
    F. DES
    E. lymphoma
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  17. T/F
    Most childhood cancers originate from the mesoderm.
    True
  18. T/F
    Embryonic tumors are diagnosed during teenage years.
    False
  19. T/F
    Carcinomas are prevalent before the age of adolescence.
    False
  20. T/F
    The most common malignancy in children involves the nervous system.
    False
  21. T/F
    Cancer is more common in white than in black children.
    True
  22. T/F
    The male-to-female ratio for childhood cancer in the United States is 1.2:1.
    True
  23. T/F
    Children with immunodeficiencies have a low risk of subsequent cancer.
    False
  24. T/F
    Fewer than 50% of children diagnosed with cancer can expect to survive for 5 years.
    False
  25. T/F
    Cured children face few residual and late effects from their therapy.
    False

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