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  1. Which statement best describes cancer?
    • Abnormal cell growth
    • that invades surrounding tissue
  2. Which statement best describes carcinoma in
    situ?
    • Abnormal cell growth
    • that remains in location or place and does not invade surrounding tissue
  3. Which statement best describes hyperplasia?
    • Abnormal cell growth consisting of rapidly dividing cells leading to an increased number of normal
    • cells
  4. Which statement best describes mild dysplasia?
    • Abnormal cell growth characterized
    • by the loss of normal tissue arrangement and cell structure
  5. All of the following statements regarding malignancy are correct except:
    • It is considered a
    • single disease
  6. Which cancers have the highest mortality rates?
    • Lung, stomach, liver, colorectal,
    • breast, prostate
  7. All of the tumors of epithelial cell origin are considered benign except:
    Squamous cell carcinoma
  8. All of the tumors of connective tissue origin are considered malignant except:
    Fibroma
  9. All of the following factors are involved in normal cell growth and repair except:
    • Cytoplasmic
    • mitochondria
  10. Which statement best describes deletion?
    • Removes information
    • from gene that could be as small as a single base or as large as the gene
  11. Which statement best describes frame shift?
    • Results from either
    • addition or deletion of one or two nucleotide base pairs
  12. Which statement best describes insertion?
    • Occurs when extra DNA
    • is added into existing gene
  13. Which statement best describes point mutation?
    • Small but significant
    • changes often in a single nucleotide base
  14. All
    of the following factors are endogenous (non-modifiable) causes of cancer
    except:
    Radiation
  15. All
    of the following factors are exogenous (modifiable) causes of cancer except:
    Radiation
  16. All of the following factors are exogenous (modifiable) causes of cancer except:
    Sex
  17. All of the following statements regarding breast cancer are correct except:
    • The two types of breast
    • cancer are known as tubular and planar carcinomas
  18. All of the following statements regarding stomach cancer are correct except:
    • The most common type is
    • known as adenoma
  19. All of the following statements regarding colorectal cancer all correct except:
    • It starts from cells in
    • the small intestines
  20. All of the following statements regarding liver cancer are correct except:
    • It is also known as
    • metastatic liver cancer
  21. All of the following statements regarding cervical cancer are correct except:
    • Its incidence and
    • mortality has increased in Western societies
  22. All of the following statements regarding ovarian cancer are correct except:
    • It only occurs in one
    • ovary
  23. All of the following statements regarding prostate cancer are correct except:
    • It is 3rd
    • most prevalent in men worldwide
  24. All of the following statements regarding lymphoma are correct except:
    • It is a homogenous
    • group of neoplasms of lymphoid tissue
  25. All of the following statements regarding leukemia are correct except:
    • It is easy to diagnose
    • because symptoms are unique to leukemia
  26. All of the following statements regarding melanoma are correct except:
    • It is the least serious
    • form of skin cancer

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