10/29 GI (TRACY)

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10/29 GI (TRACY)
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2012-10-21 21:42:23
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  1. GI cancer is ____% of all cancers & ___% of all cancer deaths in the U.S.
    1% & 2%
  2. Men are ___ to ___ times more affected than woman
    3 to 4
  3. African Americans are ____% more likely to get GI cancer than whites.
    50%
  4. The average age of GI cancer diagnosis is ___ - ____.
    55 to 85
  5. There is a _____ frequency innorthern China, northern Iran, and South Africa
    greater
  6. What are some of the clinical presentations of GI cancer?
    • Dysphagia & weight loss
    • Chest pain
    • Regurgitation & aspiration
    • Odynophagia
    • Hematemesis
    • Coughing
    • Hemoptsis
    • Hoarseness
  7. What are a couple ways of detecting GI cancer?
    • Chest x-ray
    • barium swallow
    • Pet/Ct
    • Esophagoscopy
  8. ___% to ___% of GI tumors are located on the middle third
    40% to 50%
  9. ____% to ____% of GI tumors are located in the lower third
    25% to 50%
  10. ____% to ___% of GI tumors are located in the upper third
    10% to 25%

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