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Flashcards in hematologic malignancies 3 Deck (15):
1

what form of leukemia is most common with the elderly

chronic lymphocytic anemia

2

what is the malignant cell in chromic lymphocytic anemia

B lymphocyte

3

what drug is an anti CD20 monoclonal antibody

rituximab

4

what type of cancer can be induced through an infection, or autoimmune disease

non-Hodgkin lymphoma

5

what is used in treatment of almost all non-Hodgkin lymphomas

rituximab

6

what drug is an antibody linked to a radioactive isotope of Yttrium 90

ibritumomab

7

what is the standard chemo regimen for non-hodgkins lymphoma

R-CHOP
rituximab
Cyclophosphamide
Doxorubicin
Vincristine
Prednisone

8

What is a usually indolent form of non-Hodgkins lymphoma is caused by H. Pylori

Mucosa associated lymphoid tissue (MALT)

9

what is the only type of non-Hodgkins Lymphoma that bortezomib (Velcade) works for

Mantle Cell Lymphoma

10

If a patient asks you to counsel them about Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma what is an appropriate response

NHL is an array of different kinds of cancers. It is hard to give a prognosis without more information

11

what is a malignancy of Reed-Sternberg cells with no clear cause

Hodgkin's Lymphoma

12

what is a malignancy of Reed-Sternberg cells with no clear cause

Hodgkin's Lymphoma

13

what are the signs and symptoms of hodgkins lymphoma

1. painless, rubbery, enlarged lymph nodes
2. fatigue
3. malaise
4. pruritis
5. B symptoms (fever, night sweats, weight loss)

14

what is the classic chemotherapy for hodgkins lymphoma

doxorubicin, bleomycin, vincristine, and dacarbazine

15

what are some long term complications with chemotherapy

1. most patients become sterole
2. threefold increase risk of another cancer