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CEA is used to monitor for progression of these two cancers mainly:

Colon
Pancreatic

2

AFP is elevated in (2):

HCC
Yolk sac tumors

3

CA-125 is used to monitor:

Ovarian cancer

4

S-100 is used to monitor (2):

Melanoma
Schwannoma

5

Alk phos, when you have ruled out biliary disease, might be elevated in (2):

Bone metastases
Paget's disease

6

Elevated bombesin levels can be associated with these three cancers:

Adrenal neuroblastoma
Lung cancer
Gastric

7

TRAP is associated with this malignancy:

Tartrate resistant acid phosphatase
Hairy cell leukemia

8

Two tumor markers elevated in pancreatic cancer:

CA-19-9
CEA

9

Four cancers in which you might see Psammoma bodies:

Papillary thyroid cancer
Serous cystadenocarcinoma of the ovary
Meningioma
Malignant mesothelioma

10

The cancers (2) associated with the tumor suppressor gene Rb:

Retinoblastoma
Osteosarcoma

11

The cancer associated with the tumor suppressor gene DPC:

Pancreatic

12

The cancer associated with the tumor suppressor gene APC:

FAP

13

The cancer associated with the tumor suppressor gene WTI:

Wilms tumor

14

Cancers associated with K-RAS (3):

Kolon, panKreatic
Colon
Pancreatic
Lung

15

The cancer associated with the H-RAS oncogene:

"H is for Hematuria"
Bladder / kidney

16

The cancers associated with the N-RAS oncogene (2):

Melanoma
Hematologic malignancies

17

Cancer associated with each of the following:
C-myc
L-myc
N-myc

C-myc = Burkitt's lymphoma
L-myc = lung cancer
N-myc = neuroblastoma (adrenal)

18

Tumor in which you see Homer-Wright pseudorosettes:

Small cell lung cancer

19

Aflatoxins cause this cancer:

Hepatocellular carcinoma

20

Cancers associated with asbestos exposure (2):

Bronchogenic carcinoma (most common)
Mesothelioma

21

Two major risks for transitional cell cancer of the bladder:

Smoking
Naphthalene exposure

22

Three cancers associated with tuberous sclerosis:

Astrocytoma
Angiomyolipoma
Rhabdomyoma

23

Plummer-Vinson syndrome is a risk for this type of cancer:

Squamous cell cancer of the esophagus

24

Pagets disease is a risk for these two cancers:

Osteosarcoma
Fibrosarcoma

25

Acanthosis nigricans may be a marker for this type of malignancy:

Visceral

26

Name three diseases associated with DNA repair defects:

HNPCC = Lynch
Xeroderma pigmentosum
Ataxia telangiectasia (lymphoma / leukemia)

27

Strep. bovis infection is a risk for this cancer:

Colon

28

H. pylori infection is a risk for this cancer:

Gastric

29

Infection with Schistosoma haematobium is a risk for this cancer:

Small cell cancer of the bladder

30

Infection with Clonorchis sinensis is a risk for this cancer:

Biliary