PTG 105-Exam3 -Lecture 16- 8

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  1. How does Metastatic carconoma usually present?
    As multiple nodules in the liver
  2. What is a risk factor for developing carcinoma of the pancreas?
    Smoking
  3. What part of the pancreas do most pancreatic cancers develop?
    The head
  4. What are complications/symptoms of pancreatic cancer?
    Jaundice and obstruction of the bile duct
  5. What tumor markers are secreted for carcinoma of the pancreas?
    CA 19-9 and CEA
  6. CA 19-9 and CA tumor markers indicate what?
    Pancreatic cancer
  7. What group is most susceptible to Gall bladder cancer?
    older women
  8. Gallstones are present in what percentage of Gallbladder cancer sufferers?
    89-90%
  9. 89-90% of Gallbladder cancer sufferers have what other issue?
    Gallstones
  10. What are the symptoms of Gallbadder cancer?
    Pain, Loss of appetite, weight loss and jaundice
  11. What kind of Gallbladder cancer is most prevalent?
    Adenocarcinoma
  12. At the time of diagnosis what percent of gallbladder cancer sufferers also have liver involvment?
    70%
  13. At the time of diagnosis what percent of gallbladder cancer sufferers also have regional lymph node involvment?
    50%
  14. What is the prognosis for Gallbladder cancer?
    poor, because usually metastisized at diagnosis

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