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Study Guide Oncology – Prof Allen 1.Which assessment is most important to perform for a male patient who is receiving estrogen as a treatment for cancer? 2.Which side effect should you notify the physician of immediately for a patient receiving hormonemanipulation therapy? 3.Which side effect is most common with patients receiving biological response modifiers (BRM’s)?4.How is BRM therapy different from targeted therapy? 5.How does Eulexin control prostate cancer? 6.What is most important intervention for extravasation of an IV chemo drug? 7.Your patient’s WBC count is low, she can’t receive her chemo. Her husband is upset. What is your best response? Try not to worry. Your counts will probably be high enough next week, and the chemotherapy will work just as well then.8.How do most chemo drugs rid body of cancer cells?9.Why is chemo considered systemic treatment for cancer? 10.How does oncogene activation cause normal cells to transform into cancer cells?11.Which normal tissue shows side effects of therapy with any of the epidermal growth factor receptor inhibitor EGFRI drugs? 12.Which is true about dose dense chemo?
13.Which class of chemo drugs works by interfering with the formation of tubules so that new cells cannot separate during cell division? 14.Which term means substance that can cause cancer development? 15.Which biologic feature is specific to normal differentiated cells but not to cancer cells?