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Epithelial Ovarian Cancer

In what place is ovarian cancer currently ranked among causes of cancer-related death in US women?

a. First

b. Fifth

c. Tenth

d. Fifteenth

What percentage of epithelial ovarian cancers is hereditary?

a. 0.01 percent

b. 0.3 percent

c. 10 percent

d. 30 percent

Which of the following is NOT a risk factor for ovarian cancer?

a. Nulliparity

b. Late menopause

c. Oral contraceptive pills

d. Hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer

Which of the following genetic mutations is associated with the highest risk of developing ovarian cancer?

a. PTEN

b. MLH1

c. BRCA1

d. BRCA2

Which of the following statements regarding BRCA variants of uncertain clinical significance is FALSE?

a. Women with this test result should undergo prophylactic salpingo-oophorectomy.

b. They may be normal variants and may not represent an increased risk of ovarian and breast cancer.

c. One third of BRCA1 test results may be classified as variant of uncertain clinical significance.

d. One half of BRCA2 test results may be classified as variant of uncertain clinical significance.

Which of the following statements regarding ovarian cancer screening is true?

a. Women at average risk should undergo OvaSure testing annually.

b. Women at average risk should undergo annual cancer antigen 125 (CA125) and transvaginal sonography screening.

c. Currently, there is no approved screening test for women at average risk in the United States.

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