Oncology MCQs-1

Calcitonin used diagnostically as a tumor marker for

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Patients with calcitonin levels >100 pg/mL have a high risk for medullary thyroid carcinoma (~90%–100%),

Most significant risk factor for cancer overall is

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Most significant risk factor for cancer overall is age; two thirds of all cases were in those aged >65 years

Which of the following tumor is least likely to be disseminated at presentation?

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Hematopoietic tumors such as leukemia, myeloma, and lymphoma are often disseminated at presentation and do not spread like solid tumors

Most common cause of cancer death in the world

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Most common cancer

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Lung cancer

Dukes classification is for

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Dukes classification


colorectal cancers

Which of the following is standard way of measuring the ability of cancer patients to perform ordinary tasks?

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Standard way of measuring the ability of cancer patients to perform ordinary tasks


Karnofsky performance status

RECIST Criteria for Solid Tumours progressive disease is defined as the appearance of any new lesion or an increase of ------- in the sum of the products of the perpendicular diameters of all measurable lesions

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>25% Response Evaluation Criteria In Solid Tumours - RECIST Criteria Progressive disease is defined as the appearance of any new lesion or an increase of >25% in the sum of the products of the perpendicular diameters of all measurable lesions


or an increase of 20% in the sums of the longest diameters by RECIST.

Cancer is the second leading cause of death behind

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heart disease

Ann Arbor classification is for

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