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Flashcards in Pediatrics Deck (23):
1

Which of the following cancers would most likely be seen in a child?

Primary brain

2

Children are most likely to develop which type of leukemia?

ALL

3

Ewing sarcomas are cancers of which organ?

Bone

4

Rhabdomyosarcomas are cancers of which organ?

Mesenchymal

5

Successful treatment of Langerhans cell histiocytosis requires what dose?

400 to 1200 cGy

6

Treatment of rhabdomyosarcoma with radiation therapy is most effective when the cancer is located in the _______________.

Orbit

7

The craniospinal treatment technique is used to treat what specific type of pediatric cancer?

Medulloblastoma

8

Which pediatric cancer is closely associated to nephroblastomatoses?

Wilms' Tumor

9

Trilateral retinoblastoma includes cancer of which other cranial structure?

Pineal Gland

10

What is the most common presenting symptom of a soft tissue sarcoma of the extremity?

Mass

11

What is the most common intracranial tumor in children?

Astrocytoma

12

Which pediatric cancer has the best overall survival?

HD

13

Which area is least likely to develop rhabdomyosarcoma?

Head and Neck

14

Which pediatric cancer spreads through the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF)?

Medulloblastoma

15

Which pediatric cancer occurs in the sympathetic nervous system ganglia?

Neuroblastoma

16

Which pediatric cancer occurs in the testes and ovaries?

Germ Cell Tumor

17

Wilms’ tumors are cancers of which organ?

Kidney

18

Medulloblastomas typically begin in which area of the brain?

Cerebellum

19

Which pediatric brain tumor often mimics medulloblastomas?

Ependymomas

20

To what dose are medulloblastomas traditionally treated?

5600 cGy

21

The most common pediatric cancer is _________________.

acute leukemia

22

Keloids may be treated by surgical resection and adjuvant radiation therapy to doses of ____________ cGy.

900 to 1200

23

Pituitary adenomas in children that are not successfully managed by surgery and hormonal suppression may be treated with radiation using which of the following?

Multiple-field photons