Principles of Systemic Treatment of Cancer Quiz
Created by Harman Toor
Edited by Dr. Paris Ingledew
A 47 year old female is being treated for breast cancer. The tumour was found to be 4 cm and locally advanced. The plan is to treat with chemotherapy before breast conserving surgery. This is an example of?
Which of the following is true regarding the management of chemotherapy induced nausea and vomiting?
Eating large meals a few times a day is recommended
Neurokinin-1 receptor antagonists and glucocorticoids can be effective
Vestibular stimulation is commonly recommended to reduce nausea
Behavioural therapies are not helpful for anticipatory emesis
A 67 year old male is being treated for prostate cancer with a medication which is causing a side effect of hot flashes but no scalp alopecia. The medication likely belongs to which therapeutic class?
A 47 year old male is receiving a second cycle of chemotherapy for pancreatic cancer. He is feeling fatigued, lethargic, and is experiencing chills. His oral temperature is 38.1 °C for the last hour. What lab test would confirm your suspected diagnosis?
C Reactive Protein
CBC with differential
Absolute Eosinophil Count
Which class of cancer therapy is peripheral neuropathy commonly associated with?
The dosing for most traditional systemic chemotherapies is based on:
Actual Body Weight
Body Surface Area
Ideal Body Weight
Which class of chemotherapy is M phase specific?
72 year old female is found to have estrogen receptor negative, progesterone receptor negative, human epidermal growth factor 2 (HER-2) receptor positive breast cancer. Which of the following is a possible targeted or hormonal treatment?
Which of the following chemotherapies is known to be associated with pulmonary toxicity?
Hemorrhagic cystitis and bladder fibrosis is associated with which of the following?
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