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1

A total dose of 7200 cGy in fractions of 180 cGy is used to treat which male reproductive cancer?

Prostate

2

A total dose of 2500 cGy in fractions of 160 cGy is used to treat which male reproductive cancer?

Testicle

3

Which cancer can be treated using a water bath to provide dose homogeneity by compensating for the irregular surface with tissue-equivalent material?

Penis

4

Cancer of which urinary organ is most common?

Bladder

5

Cancer of which of the following male reproductive system components is most common?

Prostate

6

What is the most common form of kidney cancer?

Transitional cell carcinoma

7

What is the most common form of bladder cancer?

Transitional cell carcinoma

8

What is the standard dose used when irradiating the entire bladder?

4500 to 5000 cGy

9

What is the most common form of testicular cancer?

Germ cell tumors

10

What is the most common form of penile cancer?

Squamous cell carcinoma

11

What region might receive prophylactic radiation therapy for advanced right-sided testicular cancer?

Left SCV nodes

12

What is the primary treatment option for kidney cancer?

Surgery

13

What is the most common symptom of testicular cancer?

Painless mass

14

What is the 5-year survival of all stages of testicular cancer combined?

50%

15

What is the treatment of choice for testicular cancers?

Surgery

16

What is the 5-year survival of all stages of prostate cancer combined?

99%

17

Who has the most significant risk of developing prostate cancer?

70-year-old black male

18

Which of the following treatment techniques are most frequently used when irradiating the prostate?
I. Supine positioning
II. Prone positioning
III. Full bladder
IV. Empty bladder

a. I and III
I. Supine positioning
III. Full bladder

19

Which of the following cancers is most likely to occur in a 27-year-old male?

Testicle

20

Which of the following is least likely to be used in the management of a patient with prostate cancer?

Chemotherapy

21

Which lymph node chains will be treated if a man is diagnosed with right-sided testicular cancer that has not spread outside the testicle?
I. Right SCV nodes
II. Para-aortic nodes
III. Right inguinal nodes

II and III
II. Para-aortic nodes
III. Right inguinal nodes

22

Which of the following treatment techniques can be used to treat the prostate?
a. 4-field box
b. IMRT
c. Brachytherapy
d. All of the above

All of the above

23

Kidney carcinoma can be attributed to which of the following?
I. Cigarette use
II. Obesity
III. Betel nut chewing

I and II
I. Cigarette use
II. Obesity

24

To which surface of the prostate gland do the seminal vesicles attach?

Posterior superior

25

Gleason’s grading system is based on the tumor’s _______________.

morphology

26

How many new cases of kidney cancer are there each year?
Is it increasing or decreasing?

51,000

Increasing

27

How many deaths from kidney cancer each year?

12,900

28

What is a cause of kidney disease?

von Hippel-Lindau disease (Hereditary condition)

29

Symptoms of kidney cancer? (6)

Asymptomatic
Hematuria (Blood in urine)
Pain
Mass
Fatigue
Weight loss

30

What is the treatment of choice for kidney cancer?

Surgery