Gyno- Mosby Board review questions

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  1. The opening into the pelvis into which the baby's head enters is the
    pelvic inlet
  2. What's the early screening technique for cervical ca
  3. The posterior border of a lateral pelvic field
  4. A treatment technique which would allow a lower dose to the femoral head and neck
  5. Pathology for vulva, vagina, and cervix cancers
    squamous cell
  6. 2 golf club shaped hollow tubes placed laterally to the cervical os into the vaginal fornices is called the
  7. Pathology for ovarian cancer
  8. The most common side effect from the rad when txg cervical cancer
  9. fine superficial blood vessels caused from radiation in the areas of the vagina and cervix
  10. Most lethal of all gyno tumors
  11. A slow progressive disease with the earliest phase (in situ) occurring approx 10 years earlier than invasive cancer
  12. A small hollow, curved cylinder that fits through the cervical os and into the uterus
  13. used to establish a precise diagnosis for cancer
  14. the most radiosensitive gyno structure
  15. Patient position for which a vulva field may be treated
    frog leg
  16. Painful or difficulty urinating
  17. The most prevalent gyno malignancy
  18. Shielding block used to eliminate dose to the bladder and rectum
  19. In HDR implants, central doses are prescribed to Pt A and Pt B. Describe them
    Point A- 2cm superior to the cervical os and 2 cm lateral to the endocervical canal

    Point B- 3 cm lateral to pt A
  20. Bladder and rectal doses are very important to the gynecologic radiation therapy planning. The Patient tolerance for these organs is
    7500 cGy. This book says 7500 but elsewhere is show less ?? Verify
  21. A recent study has warranted the research of endometrium cancer in women who take which drug?
  22. The outermost portion of the gyno tract
  23. The connective tissue immediately lateral to the uterine cervix is
  24. which of the following cancers even at an early stage will often involve met spread throughout the abdominal cavity
  25. A patient having abdominal pain and distention and/or non specific gastrointestinal symptoms (nausea and heart burn) could be symptomatic to which cancer
  26. Which of the following preop test might be used in detection of ovarian cancer
  27. Cervical cancer is more prevalent than other gyno cancers among younger women, this mainly stems from
    intraepithelial neoplasia
  28. The cervix often protrudes into the vagina, producing lateral spaces in the vagina apex called
  29. According to the 2008 cancer estimates, which of the following is the 5th leading cause of death in women?
  30. With vaginal and cervical cancer, there is an increased risk of clear cell adenocarcinoma and abnormalities of the stratified epithelium in women whose monthers, during pregnancy, used which drug
    • DES
    • diethylstilbestrol
  31. Diabetes, hypertension, overweight, and increased use of estrogen or the estrogen-progesterone ratio relate to which of the following cancers
  32. When treating ovarian cancer with radiation, often the abdominal cavity is involved with the disease. what's the tolerance dose to the kidneys
    20 GY
  33. hemoglobin may often be affected when treating the cervix or ovaries for cancer, making anemia a major concern for the patient. What is the normal hemoglobin range 12-16 g/dl
  34. When treating pelvic tumors with a high radiation dose, a major side effect is diarrhea due to the small bowel in the fld. It usually occurs the 2-3rd week of tx. What medication would help to alleviate this issue?
    Diphenoxylate (lomotil)
  35. Which of the following isotopes may be used in tx for ovarian cancer
    Phosphorus 32
  36. What type of contrast may be used in defining the rectum during sim of tx flds of the pelvis
    barium sulfate
  37. Ovarian cancer is the most deadly of all female cancers because
    • widely dissemenated
    • few symptoms
  38. If a patient with cervical cancer has periaortic nodal involvement there is a 35% increase risk for spread to the
    Supraclavicular area
  39. Dietary guidelines for patients receiving pelvic irradiation may include all of the following except
    whole grain breads
  40. For carcinoma in situ and stage I well differentiated cancer, the entire vagina may be treated with low dose rate brachytherapy using a vaginal cylinder with Cesium 137 to a dose of
    6000 cGy
  41. Upon completion of a radiotherapy course for cervix cancer, a patient experiences abdominal distention and hyperactive bowel sounds that could indicate
    bowel obstruction
  42. The most radiotolerant structure of the gyno organs is the
    uterine canal
  43. Which of the following would be recommended for a patient that is having pelvic treatment concurrently with chemo?

    1. Rest
    2. Reassurance
    3. Antidepressents
    All 3
  44. Inguinal nodes would most likely be treated when a cancer occurs in which area
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Gyno- Mosby Board review questions
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