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Neoplastic Disorders

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Which of the following is the most common benign neoplasm in pregnancy?

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a. Ovarian cyst

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b. Pyogenic granuloma

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c. Endocervical polyp

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d. Breast fibroadenoma

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What are the most common cancers in pregnancy?

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a. Breast, thyroid, cervix

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b. Breast, cervix, lymphoma

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c. Breast, thyroid, lymphoma

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d. Thyroid, cervix, melanoma

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Of the following imaging modalities, which is the safest during pregnancy?

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a. Sonography

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b. Computed tomography

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c. Diagnostic radiography

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d. Magnetic resonance imaging

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When radiation therapy is needed during pregnancy, which of the following potential fetal risks should the patient be informed of?

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a. Microcephaly

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b. Mental retardation

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c. Growth restriction

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d. All of the above

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Embryonic exposure to cytotoxic drugs may cause major congenital malformations in what percentage of cases?

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a. 2%

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b. 20%

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c. 33%

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d. 50%

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Why is chemotherapy occasionally withheld in the last 3 weeks prior to delivery?

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a. To allow the patient to breast feed

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b. To decrease the likelihood of maternal neutropenia

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c. To decrease the chance of fetal-growth restriction

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d. To decrease the overall risk of late mutagenic effects

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An ovarian cancer survivor presents for preconceptional counseling. She has had prior pelvic irradiation. With this history, she is at increased risk for all EXCEPT which of the following obstetrical complications?

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a. Stillbirth

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