Flashcards in Chapter 35: Male Reproductive and Genitourinary Tumors Deck (106)
Who presents later stage and have worse prognosis than caucasians?
Overall prostate cancer is a ____ growing malignancy
What is the average age of onset for prostate?
What are side effects of a box field technique?
cystitis, proctitis, diarrhea, dysuria
What does a full bladder do?
decreases bladder dose and displaces small bowel in lateral fields
What male cancer has a low occurrence but is the most common male cancer for 15 to 35 year old males?
Is testicular cancer more common in Caucasian or african americans?
Is Penile cancer common in the US?
no, rare in the US but higher incidence in Asia, Africa, South America
What is the age range for penile cancer?
range from 22 to 90
generally a disease of older men
in the US 29% were younger than 30 years old
What is etiology for penile cancer?
no circumcision at birth
poor hygiene, smegma
What is the most common pathology of penile cancer?
Squamous Cell Carcinoma
The most common cancer of germinal origin of the testis is?
Testicular cancers are most frequently diagnosed in men aged
15 to 35
Gleason developed a grading system based on the degree of differentiation seen in tissue samples. His system uses ____ different histologic patterns
Of the following tumors, which would require the lowest dose to control disease?
When irradiating seminoma stages I, IA IB the following nodes should be incldued:
b. Ipsilateral iliac
a paraaortic and b ipsilateral iliac
The most common histologic type found in prostate cancer is
Brachytherapy in the management of prostate cancer would be
The patient complaining of diarrhea should be advised to
avoid high fiber foods
The inguinal nodes should be included in RT fields for
What is in the urinary system?
kidney and bladder
What age is median age of onset of kidney (renal) cancer?
55 to 60 years old
Men are affected twice as much w kidney cancer as women?
Where are bladder cancers more common?
high incidence in industrial cities
Men are 2.5 times more likely than women to get bladder cancer?
What is the median age of bladder cancer?
What is usually the cause of death in bladder cancer patients?
liver failure and uremia
What is cystectomy?
Cystectomy is the surgical removal of all or part of the bladder.
Which of the following examinations are best used in the detection of bladder cancer?