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Prostate Cancer

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  • You must score 70% or better to pass this test.
  • Select one answer for each question.
  • Review your selections before submitting the test for grading.
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1. The prostate is:

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2. Internally, the prostate has three zones, from innermost to outermost—the transition zone, the central zone, and the peripheral zone—all surrounded by a capsule. Most prostate cancers develop in the:

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3. Sympathetic stimulation of the prostate causes it to:

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4. The prostate:

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5. PSA stands for:

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6. The sex hormone that normally has the most significant effect on the prostate is:

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7. Most prostate cancers are:

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8. Most prostate cancers are:

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9. In American men, prostate cancer:

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10. In the United States, the racial/ethnic group with the highest frequency of developing prostate cancer is:

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11. In the United States, most cases of prostate cancer are diagnosed in men who are:

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12. Autopsy studies suggest that unsuspected prostate cancer can be found in approximately what proportion of men older than 50 years?

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13. The prostate can be directly palpated:

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14. The main test used to diagnose and to follow prostate cancer is a:

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15. Diagnoses of prostate cancer are made from:

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16. In a 50-year-old asymptomatic man, an initial prostate biopsy that is benign:

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17. PSA levels rise in men with:

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18. The grade of a prostate tumor is:

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19. The stage of a prostate tumor is:

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20. Radical prostatectomy (removal of the prostate and neighboring lymph nodes):

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21. Radiation therapy for prostate cancer:

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22. Androgen-deprivation therapy:

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23. Androgen resistance means:

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24. Pain from prostate cancer metastases is most typically in the:

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25. The standard method for monitoring the status of a prostate cancer patient is:

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26. A common short-term side effect of radical prostatectomy is:

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27. Impotence after physical treatment for prostate cancer often can be reversed by:

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28. Once prostate cancer patients develop metastases, the median time until death is:

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29. Evidence is building that a daily dose of which drug can safely reduce the risk of developing prostate cancer?

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