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What neoplasm is associated with acanthosis nigricans?

visceral malignancies, esp. stomach

2

What cancer is associated with actinic keratosis?

squamous cell carcinoma

3

What canceris associated with cushing syndrome?

small cell lung cancer

4

What cancer is associated with dermatomyositis?

lung CA

5

What cancer is associated with Down syndrome?

ALLL, AML

6

What cancer is associated with hypercalcemia?

squamous cell lung CA

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What cancer is associated with lambert- eaton myastenic syndrome?

small cell lung cancer

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What neoplasm is associated with myasthenia gravis and pure RBC aplasia?

thymoma

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What neoplasm is associated with plummer vinson syndrome?

squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus

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What neloplasm is associated with polycythemia?

renal cell carcinoma, HCC

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What cancers are associated with SIADH?

small cell lung CA

12

What cancers are associated with tuberous sclerosis (facial angiofibroma, seizures, intellectual disability)

giant cell astrocytoma, renal aniomyolipoma, cardia rhabdomyoma

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What cancer is associated with APC mutations?

colorectal caner
this is a tumor suppressor

14

What is the significance of the tumor marker alkaline phosphatase?

mets to bone, liver, Paget disease of bone, seminoma (germ cell tumor of the testes)

15

What tumors make alpha fetal protein?

HCC, hepatoplastoma, yolk sac tumor, mixed germ cell tumor (co segreted with beta hCG in mixed)

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What tumors may beta hCG

hydatidiform moles and choriocarcinomas. gestational trophoblastic disease

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What is the significance of CEA?

carcinoembryonic antigen. very nonspecific but produced by 70% of colorectal and pancreatic cancers. also produced by gastric, breast, and medullar thryoid carcinomas

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What is the significance of S-100?

secreted by cells of neural crest origin. think melanomas, neural tumors, schwannomas, langerhans cell histiocytosis

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What is the significnce of TRAP

tartrate-resistant acid phosphatase. Made by hairy cell leukemia (B cell neoplasm)

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