Oncology MCQs

Oncology MCQs

Try to answer these Oncology MCQs and check your understanding of the Oncology subject. Scroll down and let's begin!

1: Agatha is receiving palliative chemotherapy, which is intended to ____.

A.   Mitotic inhibitors

B.   Antidepressants

C.   Alleviate symptoms

2: Cancer cells spread through the body via the bloodstream and the ________ system.

A.   Lymphatic

B.   Skin cancer

C.   Leukemia

3: Benign tumors are often __________, meaning they are contained within a fibrous capsule or cover.

A.   Beta-hCG test

B.   Carcinogen

C.   Exenteration

D.   Encapsulated

4: Thyroid and breast tumors may be ________, meaning they are large, soft, and fleshy.

A.   Medullical

B.   Chemo

C.   Medullary

D.   Medullous

5: A newborn infant will usually begin breathing spontaneously within _______ seconds following birth.

A.   16 to 30

B.   15 to 30

C.   15 to 150

D.   20 weeks

6: _____ is a carcinogen that promotes colon cancer.

A.   Fat

B.   UV light

C.   Estrogen

D.   A virus

E.   Testosterone

7: A retinoblastoma is an embryonal cancerous tumor of the ________ that occurs in young children.

A.   EYE



D.   Embryonal

8: Peau d'orange is a dimpling of the skin that occurs in advanced stages of cancer of the ________.

A.   Breast

B.   Kidney

C.   Bladder

D.   Staging

9: ______________, which is abbreviated ___, is a serum protein produced by prostate cancer cells.

A.   Exfoliative cytology

B.   Prostate-specific antigen, PSA

C.   Excisional

D.   Estrogen receptor assay

E.   Abnormal but not clearly cancerous

10: ________plasia means reversion to a more primitive cell type.

A.   Needle

B.   Ana

C.   DNA

D.   Carcin

E.   Radionuclide

11: More than 50% of all cancers involve an acquired mutation in the tumor suppressor gene _____.

A.   Antigen 125.

B.   BRCA1

C.   BRCA2

D.   None of these

12: Tnm is a ____ system

A.   Cachexia

B.   Staging

C.   Grading

D.   Metastasis

13: Uncontrolled cell division is the result of _____ in genes that play a role in cell division.

A.   Metastasizes

B.   Mutations

C.   Nodes

D.   Nuclei

14: _____ is classifying a tumor based on its size and the extent of its spread.

A.   Staging

B.   Radiography

C.   Mutations

D.   Ultrasonography

15: A ________ biopsy is the aspiration of a core of tissue for microscopic examination.

A.   DNA

B.   Oncogenes

C.   Needle

D.   Radionuclide