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1

Most common causes of brain mets in MEN

Lung
Colorectal
Renal

2

Most common causes of brain mets in WOMEN

Breast
Lung
Colorectal
Melanoma

3

What is the 2nd most common malignancy in Children after Leukemia?

CNS malignancy

4

What is the most common posterior fossa tumor in childhood and best prognosis?

Cerebellar astrocytoma

5

What is the second most common posterior fossa tumor but most prevalent brain tumor in ages less than 7?

Medulloblastoma

6

Most frequent presenting sign of CNS involvement?

Seizure

7

What is the most common symptom of brain tumor?

Headache

8

What is the most common focal sign of tumor?

Weakness

9

Where are most spinal tumors located?

Extradural
Thoracic Spine

10

What chemotherapy agent causes peripheral neuropathy?

Vincristine

11

What venous system travels through the spine?

Baxton's Plexus

12

What is the most common primary bone tumor in children?

Osteosarcoma

13

What therapy was shown to reduce lymphedema in 50-90% of pts by 50-80% volume?
-who wrote the paper?

-Complex decongestive physiotherapy
-Boris et al.

14

What is VO2 max?

Aerobic capacity
-The maximum amount of oxygen consumption that a person can achieve while exercising

15

Cardiac output equation

CO = HR x SV

16

Exercise target HR prescription?

70-85% of Maximum HR
-maximum HR = 220 - AGE