Flashcards in Lung Cancer Deck (24)
TTF-1 (thyroid transcription factor) is expressed most characteristically in what type of carcinoma?
small cell and adenocarcinoma
P63 is expressed in what type of carcinoma?
What type of lung cancer is the worst?
What may often show K-ras mutation
What is a tyrosine kinase inhibitor which shows activity in some NSCLC patients?
Which lung cancer is most common?
Which lung cancer is most deadly?
Where is small cell located?
across the hilium/central
Where are adenocarcinomas of the lung?
Why do adenocarcinomas present late?
as they are peripheral, they are less likely to cause obstruction symptoms
Where are large cell lung cancers located?
Where are squamous cell lung cancers located?
centrally/ across large bronchi
How is lung cancer diagnosed?
bronchoscopy with biospy
Which type of lung cancer do smokers get?
Which type of lung cancer is known for hypercalcaemia?
What type of border of a cavity on a CT scan would suggest cancer?
What type of cancer causes signet rings?
Which type of lung cancer is least likely to be related to smoking?
Which type of lung cancer has early metastases?
Which type of lung cancer is gland forming on histology?
Which has a poorer prognosis, large cell or squamous carcinoma?
Which type of lung cancer is very rare and may appear as consolidation on a CXR?
Which type of lung cancer is extremely responsive to chemotherapy?