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Flashcards in Cancer Buzz Words Deck (30):
1

Auer rods, pseudo-Pelger-Huet cells

AML

2

Signet ring cells

Diffuse gastric adenocarcinoma

3

Leather bottle appearance

Linitus Plastica

4

Reed-Sternberg cells (multiple nuclei within cell)

Hodgkin’s lymphoma

5

Psammoma bodies

Papillary carcinoma of the thyroid

6

Orphan Annie nuclei

Papillary carcinoma of the thyroid

7

Philadelphia chromosome, middle age, gout

CML

8

Krukenberg tumours

Ovarian metastases from gastric adenocarcinoma

9

‘Starry sky’ lymph node biopsy + EBV

Burkitt’s lymphoma

10

Rouleaux formation

Multiple myeloma

11

Bence Jones protein (+ CRAB)

Multiple myeloma

12

CD38 & CD138

Multiple myeloma

13

Large abnormal platelets, blast cells and other progenitors

CML

14

Episodic headache + sweating + tachycardic

Phaeochromocytoma

15

Lacunar cells

Nodular sclerosing HL

16

Smear cells & CD23, CD5

CLL

17

Immunoreactive to CD30 or CD15

Hodgkin’s Lymphoma

18

PSA

Prostate cancer

19

CA15-3, CA27-29

Breast Cancer

20

CA125

Ovarian cancer (rarely breast/lung/GI/endometriosis)

21

CA19-9

Pancreatic cancer

22

CEA (carcinoembryonic antigen)

Colorectal cancer (also Cervical/ovarian, breast, lung)

23

beta-hCG

Seminoma or Teratoma

24

alpha-fetoprotein

HCC (and testicular germ-cell tumour)

25

CD8 & CD3, CD45

T-cytotoxic cell (CD45 = all leucocytes, CD3 = all T cells)

26

CD4 & CD3. CD45

T-helper cell

27

CD19& CD20 & CD45

B Cell

28

Ashkenazi Jews

Breast cancer

29

Diffuse mammogram calcifications

Dcis

30

Glands of varying size, loss of myoepithelium

Infiltrating ductal carcinoma