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CA 125 marker for

ovarian cancer

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CA 19-9 marker for

pancreatic cancer

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CA 15-3 marker for

breast cancer

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Alpha-feto protein (AFP) marker for what cancers

heoatocellular carcinoma, teratoma

5

Carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) marker for

colorectal cancer

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what is cyclophosphamide

chemo drug

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3 types of cancer most likely to spread to bone (usually spine)

lung, breast and prostate

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conversion: oral morphine to sub cut morphine

divide by 2

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conversion: oral morphine to sub cut diamorphine

divide by 3

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conversion: oral oxycodone to sub cut diamorphine

divide by 1.5

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conversion: oral codeine to oral morphine/tramadol

divide by 10

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bisphosphonate side effects

myalgia and arthralgia

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How much is the morphine break through daily dose

1/6th of the daily dose

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what is MR morphine

modified release

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standard started doses for pain management in cancer patients

15mg of MR morphine twice a day with 5mg of oral morphine solution as required