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A Papanicolaou smear is commonly used for the detection of early cellular dysplasias in tissue scrapings from the:

a. Vagina
b. Uterine cervix
c. Body of the uterus
d. Fallopian tube
b. Uterine cervix
Malignancy of the breast has all of the following general characteristics except:

a. Peak incidence is at menopause
b. Is more common in single women with no children
c. Is equally prevalent in all socio-economic groups
d. Oftentimes presents as a lump that a woman finds by her own self examination
c. Is equally prevalent in all socio-economic groups
It is true that most masses in the breast are benign. The most common benign tumor of the breast is:

a. Adenocarcinoma
b. Lipoma
c. Fibrocarcinoma
d. Fibroadenoma
d. Fibroadenoma
Chronic pelvic inflammatory disease is most often initiated by which of the following organisms:

a. M. tuberculosis
b. Bacteroides species or Campylobacter
c. N. gonorrhea or chlamydia
d. E. coli or staphylococci
c. N. gonorrhea or chlamydia
The most common uterine tumor is:

a. Adenocarcinoma
b. Leiomyoma (fibroid)
c. In situ carcinoma
d. Sarcoma
b. Leiomyoma (fibroid)
Endometrial carcinoma may be caused by which hormone?

a. Estrogen
b. Progesterone
c. Human chorionic gonadotropin
d. Luteinizing hormone
a. Estrogen
The most common primary malignant tumor of the ovary is:

a. Cystadenoma
b. Serous cystadenoma
c. Teratoma
d. Cystadenocarcinoma
d. Cystadenocarcinoma
The hormone that is directly responsible for production of secretory changes in endometrial glands is:

a. Progesterone
b. Estrogen
c. FSH (follicle stimulating hormone)
d. LH (luteinizing hormone)
a. Progesterone
Studies of cancer of the cervix strongly indicate sexual transmission of an oncogenic agent as the cause. This agent is:

a. Herpes virus
b. Human papilloma virus (HPV)
c. Trichomonas
d. Chlamydia
b. Human papilloma virus (HPV)
All of the following are true about cancer of the uterine cervix except:

a. Has a peak incidence after the menopause
b. Is detected in early stages by a "Pap" smear
c. Appears to be associated with multiple sexual partners at an early age
d. Progresses from dysplasia to carcinoma in-situ to invasion
a. Has a peak incidence after the menopause
A benign neoplastic grapelike mass of placental villi cells occurring in pregnancy is:

a. Dermoid cyst (cystic teratoma)
b. Choriocarcinoma
c. Hydatidiform mole
d. Teratoma
c. Hydatidiform mole
Which cells produce estrogen and progesterone:

a. Endocervical cells
b. Ovarian stromal cells
c. Endometrial cells
d. Ovarian germ cells
b. Ovarian stromal cells
Malignancy of the endometrium at menopause can be caused by the lack of:

a. Progesterone
b. Estrogen
c. Both
d. Neither
a. Progesterone
In endometriosis, endometrial cells:

a. Are infected with human papilloma virus
b. Are found in a location outside the endometrial cavity
c. Predispose to an ectopic pregnancy
d. Are detected by a "Pap" smear
b. Are found in a location outside the endometrial cavity
Which of the following is not true about uterine (endometrial) cancer:

a. Generally is hormone-dependent
b. Peaks at menopause
c. Is detected by a "Pap" smear
d. Commonly is an adenocarcinoma
c. Is detected by a "Pap" smear
Human Papilloma virus can cause genital warts and is associated with the development of:

a. Cervical cancer
b. Vulvar cancer
c. Vaginal cancer
d. All of the above
d. All of the above
Most ovarian tumors derived from ovarian stroma or germ cells tend to be benign. A benign germ cell tumor commonly found in productive age women is:

a. Cystic teratoma (dermoid cyst)
b. Cystadenocarcinoma
c. Choriocarcinoma
d. Hydatidiform mole
a. Cystic teratoma (dermoid cyst)
Which of the following is true about leiomyomas of the uterus:

a. Is a rare tumor of the uterine muscle
b. Depends on estrogen for growth
c. Is a malignant tumor of uterine muscle
d. Is usually detected by use of a "Pap" smear
b. Depends on estrogen for growth
Which of the following is not true about cancer of the uterine cervix:

a. Peak age is at menopause
b. Is related to infection with Human Papilloma virus (HPV)
c. Most are of the squamous cell carcinoma cell type
d. Responds well to radiation therapy
a. Peak age is at menopause
The most common malignant tumor of the ovary is derived from the ovarian:

a. Stromal cells
b. Connective tissue
c. Surface (Covering) epithelium
d. Germ cells
c. Surface (Covering) epithelium