Quiz: Latest Blood Cancer Treatment Developments

June 5, 2018
Mark Rowh
Mark Rowh

Can you identify the latest developments related to the treatment of blood cancers? Test your knowledge.

Can you identify the latest developments related to the treatment of blood cancers? Test your knowledge.

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ANSWER: B. Increased significantly

 

 

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ANSWER: D.  All of the above

 

 

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Answer: A. Has been approved by the FDA for selected applications in treating blood cancer

 

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ANSWER: C. Side effects tend to be more severe than with standard therapy

 

 

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ANSWER: B. Adult Hodgkin lymphoma

 

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ANSWER: B. Home care

 

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ANSWER: D. All of the above

 

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ANSWER: C. A patient is diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma: 66,769 people diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma in 2104 --the most recent year for which numbers are available-versus 8,581 with Hodgkin lymphoma. Deaths: 20,387 from non-Hodgkin lymphoma; 1,077 from Hodgkin lymphoma).

 

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ANSWER: C. 75%

 

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ANSWER: A. Acute myeloid leukemia (AML)

 

 

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ANSWER: D. Both A and B

 

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ANSWER: D. All of the above

Sources: Unless otherwise noted, information was taken from public domains such as the National Cancer Institute and the CDC.