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Cervical Cancer

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Which human papillomavirus (HPV) subtype is most commonly associated with adenocarcinoma of the cervix?

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a. HPV 6

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b. HPV 16

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c. HPV 18

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d. HPV 31

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Which of the following is associated with a higher risk of squamous cell carcinoma of the cervix but not adenocarcinoma of the cervix?

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a. Smoking

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b. Age at first intercourse

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c. Number of lifetime sexual partners

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d. Combination oral contraceptive pills

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a. Risks

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The protein product of the human papillomavirus (HPV) E6 oncogene binds to which of the following tumor-suppressor proteins? After binding, the tumor-suppressor protein is degraded and leads to immortalization of the cell.

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a. Rb

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b. p16

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c. p53

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d. Cyclin D1

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Which histologic subtype is represented in the micrograph?

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Photograph contributed by Dr. Kelley Carrick.

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a. Melanoma

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b. Adenocarcinoma

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c. Squamous cell carcinoma

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d. Neuroendocrine carcinoma

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Which of the following should not be used for hemostasis in cases of life-threatening hemorrhage from cervical cancer?

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a. Lugol solution

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b. Emergent radiation

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c. Uterine artery embolization

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d. Monsel (ferric subsulfate) solution

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In patients with stage I cervical cancer, what percentage of their Pap smears are read as cancer?

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a. 10

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b. 20

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c. 50

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d. 80

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A woman comes in for an annual gynecologic examination. During ...

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