Flashcards in Midterm Deck (61)
In which salivary gland do most salivary cancers occur?
Radiation therapy of which of the following cancers does not include regional lymph nodes?
a. Early staged parotid
b. Early staged larynx
c. Early staged nasopharynx
d. All of the above include regional lymph nodes
Early staged larynx
What structure of the neck is also known as the glottis?
True vocal cords
What is the name of the leaf-shaped cartilage that protects the larynx?
What is commonly referred to as the voice box?
What is the most common histologic type of head and neck cancer?
Squamous Cell Carcinoma
What is the most common form of larynx cancer?
What condition frequently develops in users of smokeless tobacco?
What is the most common presenting symptom of larynx cancer?
Which of the following is a function of saliva?
a. Lubricate the food bolus
c. Oral hygiene
d. All of the above
All of the above
Which salivary gland is associated with the Stensen duct?
Which of the following is not considered a risk factor for larynx cancer?
a. Epstein-Barr virus
b. Poor nutrition
c. Alcohol abuse
d. Human papillomavirus
Which anatomic structure contains the true vocal cords?
Which of the following is not a division of the pharynx?
T/F: Collectively, head and neck cancers are more common in women than men.
T/F: Over the past decade, the incidence of larynx cancers is on the rise.
T/F: Most larynx cancers are discovered early.
T/F: Most salivary glad cancers are squamous cell carcinomas.
T/F: Laser excision is the most common treatment for T3 laryngeal cancers.
T/F: Xerostomia is a common side effect associated with traditional radiation therapy for early larynx cancer.
Which cancer can be treated using a water bath to provide dose homogeneity by compensating for the irregular surface with tissue-equivalent material?
Cancer of which urinary organ is most common?
What is the most common form of kidney cancer?
Transitional Cell Carcinoma
What is the most common form of penile cancer?
Squamous Cell Carcinoma
What is the primary treatment option for kidney cancer?
Kidney carcinoma can be attributed to which of the following?
I. Cigarette use
III. Betel nut chewing
I and II
What is the most common presenting symptom of CA kidney?
When treating bladder cancer with surgery, what is a TUR?
Trans Urethral Resection
In radiation Therapy, when treating the bladder, it is usually:
c. Almost empty
d. It does not matter