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1

In which salivary gland do most salivary cancers occur?

Parotid

2

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

3

What structure of the neck is also known as the glottis?

True vocal cords

4

What is the name of the leaf-shaped cartilage that protects the larynx?

Epiglottis

5

What is commonly referred to as the voice box?

Larynx

6

What is the most common histologic type of head and neck cancer?

Squamous Cell Carcinoma

7

What is the most common form of larynx cancer?

Squamous Cell

8

What condition frequently develops in users of smokeless tobacco?

Leukoplakia

9

What is the most common presenting symptom of larynx cancer?

Hoarseness

10

Which of the following is a function of saliva?
a. Lubricate the food bolus
b. Digestion
c. Oral hygiene
d. All of the above

All of the above

11

Which salivary gland is associated with the Stensen duct?

Parotid

12

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

Epstein-Barr Virus

13

Which anatomic structure contains the true vocal cords?

Glottis

14

Which of the following is not a division of the pharynx?
a. Parapharynx
b. Nasopharynx
c. Oropharynx
d. Laryngopharynx

Parapharynx

15

T/F: Collectively, head and neck cancers are more common in women than men.

False

16

T/F: Over the past decade, the incidence of larynx cancers is on the rise.

False

17

T/F: Most larynx cancers are discovered early.

True

18

T/F: Most salivary glad cancers are squamous cell carcinomas.

False (Adenocarcinomas)

19

T/F: Laser excision is the most common treatment for T3 laryngeal cancers.

False

20

T/F: Xerostomia is a common side effect associated with traditional radiation therapy for early larynx cancer.

False

21

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

Penis

22

Cancer of which urinary organ is most common?

Bladder

23

What is the most common form of kidney cancer?

Transitional Cell Carcinoma

24

What is the most common form of penile cancer?

Squamous Cell Carcinoma

25

What is the primary treatment option for kidney cancer?

Surgery

26

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

I and II

27

What is the most common presenting symptom of CA kidney?

Hematuria

28

When treating bladder cancer with surgery, what is a TUR?

Trans Urethral Resection

29

In radiation Therapy, when treating the bladder, it is usually:
a. Full
b. Empty
c. Almost empty
d. It does not matter

Empty

30

What is the most common risk factor for kidney cancer?

Smoking