Biology of Cancer and AIDS Exam 2

Biology of Cancer and AIDS Exam 2 - Biology of Cancer and...

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Biology of Cancer and AIDS Exam 2A 1. Which of the following is NOT a type of lung cancer? a. Oat cell carcinoma b. Small cell carcinoma c. Basal cell carcinoma d. Large cell carcinoma 2. Nicotine is the addictive component of tobacco. What neurotransmitter does nicotine effect? a. Acetylcholine b. Serotonin c. Estrogen d. Adrenalin 3. Which of the following is a FALSE statement? a. There is no known way to make cigarettes less dangerous b. The federal government may actually make money with more people smoking c. Cigarette smoke contains over 60 known carcinogens d. Scientists have know since the early 1800’s that nicotine is dangerous and toxic 4. ________________ is a component of cigarette smoke forms a sticky, yellowish coating on hair, skin, walls and other objects and also coats and impairs the cilia that line and clean the respiratory tract. a. Nicotine b. Tar c. BPDE d. Benzene 5. Which of the following people would have the highest risk for getting lung cancer? a. A man who started smoking at age 22 and and currently smokes 1 pack of cigarettes per day b. A woman who started smoking at age 14 and and currently smokes 2 packs of cigarettes per day c. A man who started smoking at age 16, smoked 1 pack per day for 11 years, then quit d. A woman who started smoking at age 22, smoked 2.5 packs per day for 7 years, then quit 6. Choose the statement that is NOT true. a. Cigarette smoke can cause a variety of different cancers in pets b. Smoking causes premature aging of the skin c. Smoking while pregnant can lead to developmental and behavioral problems in the child d. Smoking “all natural” cigarettes is safer because they don’t have additives 7. ________________________ is a type of esophageal cancer primarily caused by acid reflux disease (Barrett’s esophagus), is located where the esophagus meets the stomach and is on the rise in the US. a. Adenocarcinoma b. Squamous cell carcinoma c. Basal cell carcinoma d. Esophageal/gastric carcinoma 8. In some patients with late stage esophageal cancer, treatment may concentrate more on maintaining quality of life rather than curing the cancer. A(n) _______________________________ can be used to keep the esophagus open so the patient can eat or drink. a. Esophagectomy b. Endoscopic mucosal resection c. Photodyanamic therapy d. Esophageal stent 9. Which of the following people are at the greatest risk for esophageal cancer? a. An African-American man who drinks 1 beer per day b. A Caucasian woman who drinks occasionally and smokes 2 packs of cigarettes per day c. A Caucasian man who is overweight and drinks 2 beers a day d. An African-American man who is overweight, drinks 1 beer and smokes 1.5 packs of cigarettes per day
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10. Colon cancer typically begins with the development of ________________________. a. Benign polyps
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Biology of Cancer and AIDS Exam 2 - Biology of Cancer and...

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