NSG 5003 Week 3 Knowledge Check 2
NSG 5003 Quiz Week 3
1. Oncogenes are genes that are capable of:
2. Burkitt lymphomas designate a chromosome that has a piece of chromosome 8 fused to a piece of chromosome 14. This is an example of which mutation of normal genes to oncogenes?
3. In childhood neuroblastoma, the N-myc oncogene undergoes which type of mutation of normal genes to oncogenes?
4. Which aberrant change causes the abnormal growth in a retinoblastoma?
5. Two hits are required to inactivate tumor suppressor genes because:
6. Chronic inflammation causes cancer by:
7. What is the consequence for cells when the functioning TP53 gene is lost as a result of mutation?
8. Which gastrointestinal tract condition can be an outcome of both chemotherapy and radiation therapy?
9. What is the role of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) and basic fibroblast growth factor (bFGF) in cell metastasis?
10. It has been determined that a tumor is in stage 2. What is the meaning of this finding?
11. Which statement is true regarding pain and cancer?
12. Which cancer may be treated with radiation delivered by brachytherapy?
13. By which process do cancer cells multiply in the absence of external growth signals?
14. What is the role of caretaker genes?
15. Which statement concerning benign tumors is true?
16. Which characteristic among women correlates with a high morbidity of cancer of the colon, uterus, and kidney?
17. Which cancers pose the highest risk for radiologists?
18. The World Health Organization (WHO) defines grade 1 (overweight) as a body mass index (BMI) of:
19. When are childhood cancers most often diagnosed?
20. How should the nurse reply when parents question why a computed tomographic (CT) scan of the head was not ordered for their five-year-old child after a minor fall?
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