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Category: Surgery--->Chest Wall, Pleura, and Mediastinum
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Question 6#Print Question

The grade of neuroendocrine carcinoma (NEC) that is associated with hemoptysis, pneumonia, and tumor cells arranged in cords and clusters is:

a. Grade VI NEC
b. Grade IV NEC
c. Grade II NEC
d. Grade I NEC


Question 7#Print Question

Which of the following is NOT a known predictive or prognostic tumor marker for adenocarcinoma? 

a. EGFR
b. KRAS
c. AFP
d. EML4-ALK


Question 8#Print Question

Desmoid tumors:

a. Arise from the periosteum of the rib
b. Are treated with wide local excision with a 2- to 4-cm margin
c. Require radical excision (sacrificing neurovascular structures) to obtain 4-cm margins
d. Require chemotherapy to treat or prevent metastatic disease


Question 9#Print Question

A 57-year-old non-small-cell lung cancer patient with a potentially resectable tumor found on computed tomography (CT) scan who can walk on a flat surface indefinitely without oxygen or stopping to rest, secondary to dyspnea will most likely tolerate:

a. Lobectomy
b. Pneumonectomy
c. Single-lung ventilation
d. Wedge resection


Question 10#Print Question

An "onion-peel" appearance of a rib on CT is suggestive of:

a. Chondroma
b. Ewing sarcoma
c. Plasmacytoma
d. Osteosarcoma




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