Multiple Choice Questions - Prostate Cancer

Multiple Choice Questions - Prostate Cancer

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Which of the following organ surrounds the neck of the bladder and releases the fluid component of semen?

Epididymis

Prostate

Seminal vesicle

Vas deferens

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Answer: Prostate

Which of the following are the Signs and symptoms of prostate cancer?

Urinary complaints or retention

Back pain

Hematuria

Weight loss

Bony tenderness

Lower-extremity lymphedema or deep venous thrombosis

Adenopathy

Overdistended bladder due to outlet obstruction

All of the above

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Answer: All of the above

Multiple Choice Questions - Prostate Cancer

The chance of development of prostate cancer increases with increasing age

Weight loss, Bony tenderness, Lower-extremity lymphedema or deep venous thrombosis, Adenopathy and Overdistended bladder due to outlet obstruction are seen only in advanced cases

Which is the diagnostic investigation to confirm Prostate Cancer?

Elevated prostate-specific antigen (PSA) level

Abnormal digital rectal examination (DRE) findings

Abnormal Biopsy findings

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Answer: Abnormal Biopsy findings

Multiple Choice Questions - Prostate Cancer

What are the management measures for Localized Prostate Cancer?

Radical prostatectomy

Radiation therapy

Active surveillance

Androgen deprivation therapy (ADT)

All of the above

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Answer: All of the above

Multiple Choice Questions - Prostate Cancer

A Prostate Cancer which has spread to other distant areas (Metastatic prostate cancer ) cannot be usually cured. Persons with metastatic cancer may have pain and other distressing symptoms. Management at that stage is aimed at symptom relief and slowing the progression of the disease.

Which is the most common type of Prostate Cancer?

Adenocarcinomas

Squamous cell carcinomas

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Answer: Adenocarcinomas

Which are the risk factors for the development of Prostate Cancer?

Family history

History of Lynch syndrome

Fat intake

Hormones

All of the above

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Answer: All of the above

Multiple Choice Questions - Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer is the second most common cause of cancer death in males, after lung cancer. All persons with prostate cancer do not have PSA elevations

What are the characteristics of prostate cancer on a Digital Rectal Examination?

Nodules on the posterior surface of the gland

Hard in consistency

Irregular in shape

All of the above

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Answer: All of the above

Prostate Cancer Screening

Did you know about prostate cancer screening?

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Which is the most common site of metastasis for prostate cancer?

Brain

Bone

Lung

Liver

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Answer: Bone

The most likely complication after surgery for prostate cancer is:

Bleeding

Impotence

Prostatitis

Stricture

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Answer: Impotence

Which is the treatment of choice for patients with metastasis of prostate cancer?

Androgen deprivation

Radiation therapy

Surgery

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Answer: Androgen deprivation

Which of the following drugs is given to strengthen the bones in case of bone metastasis of prostate cancer?

Biphosphonates

Dutasteride

Finasteride

Leuprolide

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Answer: Biphosphonates

Conclusion-Prostate Cancer

Early the detection of prostate cancer better the prognosis. Developed countries have screening for prostate cancer which makes early diagnosis possible. But in India as with any other cancer, patients become symptomatic and then seek treatment. As a result, the patients report at advanced stages at which point the prognosis may not be very good. Experts say that, though prostate cancer very common in India and the mortality due to the cancer is very high, still the awareness among the public is very low.

The following is a link to an article published on July 13, 2015, in Times of India explaining the statistics pertaining to prostate cancer in India.

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/delhi/Prostate-cancer-2nd-most-common-in-city/articleshow/48046649.cms

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agusfanani 14 months ago from Indonesia

There are many aspects about prostate cancer that I didn't know. Thank you for spreading useful information about it and make people aware. I think I have to read other hubs from you which are also important to know.


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thumbi7 15 months ago from India Author

Hi Dianna Mendez

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teaches12345 15 months ago

Your question and answer format forces one to think about the topic. I found it very interesting and helpful in discovering truths about this cancer.


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thumbi7 15 months ago from India Author

Hi Deb Hirt

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aviannovice 15 months ago from Stillwater, OK

It was a good idea to do this. I have known younger men that have been affected with prostate problems. No man is really immune.


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thumbi7 15 months ago from India Author

Hi BlossomSB

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BlossomSB 15 months ago from Victoria, Australia

Thank you for the interesting information.


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thumbi7 15 months ago from India Author

@peachpurple

Surgery without anesthetics?

Oh My GOD that must have been terrible

Hope he is doing well now..


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thumbi7 15 months ago from India Author

Thank you Dr Pran Rangan


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peachpurple 15 months ago from Home Sweet Home

Thanks for another easy to refer illness related hub, my father in law had prostate cancer, he had to go thru the surgery without anesthetics, it was a painful endurance for a 75 year old man


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Dr Pran Rangan 15 months ago from Kanpur (UP), India

Thanks thumbi7 for a well written article on prostate cancer. Your hub has refreshed my knowledge about prostate cancer. It is surprising how much we tend to forget.


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thumbi7 15 months ago from India Author

Hi AliciaC

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thumbi7 15 months ago from India Author

Hi Rachel L Alba

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AliciaC 15 months ago from British Columbia, Canada

This hub contains useful information, as usual, thumbi7. It's an important hub becauses it publicizes the importance of early detection of prostate cancer.


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Rachel L Alba 15 months ago from Every Day Cooking and Baking

That was very enlightening. My husband is at that age where he has to get checked regularly. Thanks for sharing that information.

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