Cancer 101 for Therapists – Test

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1. Which of the following factors contribute to the meanings clients may ascribe to cancer?
Family History.Fear and shame.Previous personal experience.All of the above.

2. Which of the following cancer treatments are local? (check all that apply)
ChemotherapyRadiationTargeted therapiesHormonal therapiesSurgery

3. Which of the following cancer treatments are systemic? (check all that apply)
ChemotherapyRadiationTargeted therapiesHormonal therapiesSurgery

4. Which of the following are used to diagnosis cancer?
XRayMRIPET ScanBiopsyAll of the above

5. Tumor grading is used to predict:
Aggressiveness of cancerStage of cancer

6. Tumor classification is used to predict:
Aggressiveness of cancerStage of cancer

7. What one factor is most common in determining whether to conduct genetic testing?
Diagnosis of an aggressive tumor typeExposure to environmental pollutionFear level of the patientFamily history

8. Is the same protocol used for every person with the same cancer?
YesNo

9. Which of the following are side effects of chemotherapy? (Check all that apply)
Hair lossFatigueNausea/vomitingSkin and nail changesAnemia

10. When do most breast cancer patients receive hormone therapy?
Before chemotherapyDuring chemotherapyAfter chemotherapy

11. As a therapist, what emotions are you likely to encounter in your clients when they are diagnosed with cancer?
Shock and disbeliefFear of deathAngerVulnerabilityCycling emotionsAll of the above

12. Recurrence is:
Having cancer several timesRecurrent thoughts about cancerReturn of cancer after it has been treated effectively

13. What is hospice?
Treatment in the hospitalTreatment at homeEnd of life care focused on comfort