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Flashcards in Buzz words: Oncology Deck (17):
1

Nephroblastoma
Children
Distension, haematuria, large nodular
kidneys

Wilm’s Tumour

2

AIDS-defining illness
Multiple purple lesions
Indigestion, dysphagia

Kaposi’s Sarcoma

3

Horner’s syndrome
T1 muscle wasting

Pancoast Tumour

4

CA15-3
Increased risk if FHx, early menarche, late
menopause, OCP/HRT use

Breast Cancer

5

Anorexia, jaundice, palpable gallbladder
CA-19-9

Pancreatic Cancer

6

increased risk with cadmium exposure
PSA

Prostate Cancer

7

CEA monitors
Change in bowel habit, tenesmus, FLAWS

Colorectal Cancer

8

Increased risk of HVC infection
Monitor w α-fetoprotein

Hepatocellular Carcinoma

9

Carcinogen: Aflatoxin B1

Hepatocellular Ca

10

Carcinogen: Abestos

Mesothelioma

11

Carcinogen: Cadmium

Prostate Ca

12

Carcinogen: Aniline dyes/rubber industry

Bladder Ca

13

Carcinogen: Oestrogen

Endometrial Ca

14

Carcinogen: Coeliac

GI Lymphoma

15

Carcinogen: Pernicious anaemia

Gastric Ca

16

Carcinogen: Unprotected sex with multiple partners

Cervical Ca

17

Carcinogen: EBV

Lymphoma