Oncology

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Oncology
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2014-05-22 20:05:28
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  1. what screening test lowers the mortality the most
    mammo after 50
  2. rx for breast cancer
    lumpectomy with radiation
  3. when do you use chemotherapy
    • if sentinel nodes are positive
    • or if cancer is >1cm
  4. when do you use tamoxifen
    if estrogen or progesterone receptors are positive
  5. when do you prophylactically give tamoxifen
    if 2 1st degree relatives have breast cancer
  6. when do you use trastuzamab
    if its her-2/neu +tive
  7. when do you excise calcified pulmonary nodules?
    if the are >1.5 cm in size, in a smoker, in a >50 yo person
  8. biopsy shows ascus, next step
    hpv testing
  9. when do you do psa testing
    if a patient requests it
  10. is there anything that lowers mortality in prostate cancer
    no
  11. rx for localized prostate cancer
    metastatic
    surgery and external beam radiation

    metastati--flutemide, leuprolide
  12. rx for bph?
    finasteride--5 alpha reductase inhibitor
  13. man with prostate cancer has cord compression, besides steroids, next step
    flutemide, without lueprolide
  14. what is one cancer where surgical debulking of wide spread metastatic disease is beneficial
    ovarian cancer
  15. rx for local testicular cancer?
    metastatic?
    • orchiectomy + radiation
    • orchiectomy + chemotherapy
  16. when do you do hpv testing?
    ascus
  17. at what age should you not do psa?
    in men over 75
  18. can pregnant women get the flu vaccine
    yes
  19. who gets meningococcal vaccine
    everyone at age 11
  20. who gets the varicella zoster vaccine
    everyone over age 60
  21. most effective means of achieving smoking cessation
    • varenicline
    • bupropion
  22. when is diabetes screened for?
    in those with htn

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