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Cancer Chemotherapy and Treatment

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Chapter 88. Cancer Chemotherapy and Treatment

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Which of the following most correctly describes the pattern of cell growth in tumors according to the Gompertzian growth model?

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A. The growth rate of tumor cells decreases steadily as the tumor grows larger.

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B. The growth rate of tumor cells increases steadily as the tumor grows larger.

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C. The growth rate of tumor cells is constant.

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D. The growth rate of tumor cells follows an exponential growth pattern.

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E. None of the above.

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In the multistep model of carcinogenesis, which of the following stages is reversible and is a target for cancer prevention strategies?

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A. Initiation

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B. Promotion

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C. Transformation

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D. Progression

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E. Conversion

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Individuals homozygous for UTT1A1*28 are at an increased risk of febrile neutropenia and diarrhea and should be considered for upfront dose reduction when receiving which of the following agents?

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A. Ifosfamide

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B. Cabazitaxel

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C. Regorafenib

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D. Irinotecan

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E. Ramicirumab

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All of the following agents are vesicants and are likely to produce severe tissue damage if extravasated EXCEPT:

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A. Doxorubicin

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B. Fluorouracil

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C. Vincristine

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D. Mechlorethamine

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E. Dactinomycin

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Patients with NSCLC that is ALK positive as detected by an FDA-approved test would benefit from which of the following agents?

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A. Vemurafenib

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B. Imatinib

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C. Crizotinib

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D. Cetuximab

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E. Ibrutinib

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Which of the following agents produces laryngeal bronchospasm as an acute neurotoxic effect, which can be exacerbated by cold temperatures or cold food/drinks?

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A. Carboplatin

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B. Cisplatin

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C. Oxaliplatin

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D. Paclitaxel

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