Flashcards in Oncology/Hematology Deck (15):
BRCA1 and BRCA2 increase the risk of what types of cancers?
breast and ovarian
What seemingly unrelated disease increases the risk of ovarian cancer by 12%?
Lynch syndrome - hereditary nonpolyposis colon cancer
2. AFP and hCG are elevated in the this less common classification of cancers?
3. Which type of testicular cancer produces the following?
1. Ovarian cancer
2. Germ cell cancers
When do you see smudge cells?
When do you see teardrop shaped RBCs?
What is a common complication of hereditary spherocytosis?
what is the hairy cell leukemia triad?
splenomegaly (80–90%), and
inaspirable bone marrow (a dry tap; frequent).
Methylmalonic acid (MMA) and homocysteine (HC) in B12 and folate deficiency
Both elevated for B12; HC only for folate deficiency
When do you see the t(11:14) translocation?
With Mantle Cell lymphoma
What is the most common leukemia in adults?
AML; CLL is the most common leukemia overall
normal PT, elevated PTT, normal CBC, and elevated bleeding time