module 2 pharmacology chapter 21

Question 1 of 10

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Neoplasms are caused by:

Select one of the following:

  • carcinoma

  • uncontrolled cell division.

  • cell growth of certain genes.

  • rapid dividing healthy tissues

Question 2 of 10

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An antimetabolite,when used to treat cancer,works by:

Select one of the following:

  • interfering with abnormal cell growth.

  • alkylating the offending cells.

  • interfering with some phase of normal cellular metabolism.

  • interfering with abnormal metabolic processes

Question 3 of 10

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An example of an antimetabolite is:

Select one of the following:

  • carboplatin

  • thiotepa

  • methotrexate

  • nilutamide

Question 4 of 10

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Androgens may be used to treat:

Select one of the following:

  • breast cancer

  • leukemia

  • prostate cancer

  • testicular

Question 5 of 10

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An example of an antiandrogen is:

Select one of the following:

  • testosterone

  • gemcitabine

  • nilutamide

  • nikethamide

Question 6 of 10

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An example of an antitumor antibiotic is:

Select one of the following:

  • goserelin

  • dactinomycin

  • angiotensin

  • amoxicillin

Question 7 of 10

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Interferon alfa may be used to treat:

Select one of the following:

  • melanoma

  • colon cancer

  • acute leukemia

  • myalgia

Question 8 of 10

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An enzyme that is used in cancer chemotherapy is:

Select one of the following:

  • pancrelipase

  • ptyalin

  • pegaspargase

  • asparaginase

Question 9 of 10

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Hydroxyurea is believed to function in cancer therapy by:

Select one of the following:

  • interfering with cell wall formation.

  • suppressing cell metabolism.

  • functioning as an immunosupperssive.

  • interfering with the formation of DNA

Question 10 of 10

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An agent used to treat anemia that often occurs after chemotherapy is:

Select one of the following:

  • mitoxantrone

  • vitamin E

  • epinephrine

  • epoetin alfa

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module 2 pharmacology chapter 21

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