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  1. USMLE Step 3 Forum
    58 yr old male pt, diagnosed with squamous cell carcinoma of the upper left zone. CT Scan showed multiple lymph nodes (Mediastinal ). What will you do next: PET Scan Bone Scan CT Brain Mediastonascopy
  2. USMLE Step 2 CK Forum
    Is it necessary to know staging of cancers (particularly gynaec cancers) for the exam? Would we be required to apply that anywhere? I noticed UW mentions cancers staging in the explanations for some questions, but not in much detail, hence wondering.
  3. USMLE Step 2 CK Forum
    MTB 2 p.120 Why do we scan brain and do petrosal sinus sampling if we can exclude pituitary adenoma by being not suppressible with high dose dexamethasone test
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    Review books are confusing on this subject, i do not seem to find any clear cut recommendations. Bony mets following malignancy or Hypercalcemia with malignancy; the options r numerous . Plz Help & Explain... When to use what & based on Ca2+ level/symptoms/??? Saline Saline + loop Calcitonin...
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    I'm having trouble attempting the oncology questions on UWorld. I feel MTB2 and 3 don't cover it sufficiently. What would you guys recommend for this? Are KLN good?
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    A 72 year old man with history of metastatic prostate cancer is admitted with severe weakness and lethargy. He has been having vomiting and abdominal pain for the past two weeks. He also reports intermittent diarrhea alternating with constipation over the past 2 months. Three months ago, he was...
  7. USMLE Step 2 CK Forum
    A 30 year old woman presents to your office for a routine physical examination. She feels well and denies any symptoms. Her past medical history is significant for mediastinal Hodgkin’s lymphoma diagnosed at the age of 18 years. She was treated with chemotherapy and involved field radiation...
  8. USMLE Step 2 CK Forum
    A 23-year-old woman is diagnosed with stage IIIA Hodgkin’s lymphoma after an extensive work-up. As her physician is explaining the recommended treatment regimen for her disease, the patient confesses she has been hoping to become pregnant in the next few years. However, she states she is willing...
  9. USMLE Step 2 CK Forum
    A 65-year-old man comes to the physician because of a 6- week history of fatigue and difficulty swallowing; he also has had a 6.8-kg (15-lb) weight loss during this period. Ten years ago, he underwent operative resection of squamous cell carcinoma of the floor of the mouth. He takes no...
  10. USMLE Step 2 CK Forum
    Hello guys, I have read mtb 2 and kaplan internal medicine but I found that they never mentioned anything about hepatic tumors or cns tumors and other groups of tumors. So are they low-yield subjects ? and thank you
  11. USMLE Step 2 CK Forum
    A 39-year-old woman comes to the cdnic very concerned about her risk of developing cancer. When questioned further she attests to a family history of colon cancer—her father was diagnosed at the age of 43. rd her mother was dagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 52. The patient states that...
  12. USMLE Step 2 CK Forum
    Which of the following screening tests lovers mortality the most ? a. Mammography above age 50 b. Mammography above age 40 c. Colonoscopy d. Pap smear e. Prostate specfc antigen
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    Please for the purpose of the usmle step 2 exam can someone summarize the steps of pain management in pts with advanced cancer ?? Happy-2
  14. USMLE Step 2 CK Forum
    A 23-year-old man known to have neurofibromatosis, type 1 (von Recklinghausen's disease), presents with a left lower quadrant abdominal mass and signs of neurologic deficits in his left leg. In the ensuing workup, it is determined that he has higher than normal values of catabolites of...
  15. USMLE Step 2 CK Forum
    A 66-year-old woman picks up a bag of groceries out of the supermarket cart to place it in the trunk of her car. As she does so, she feels sharp, sudden pain in the middle of her arm, and her humerus suddenly breaks. She arrives at the emergency department cradling her arm; the deformity leaves...
  16. USMLE Step 2 CK Forum
    A 62-yr old chronic smoker has an episode of hemoptysis.Other than a barrel chest suggestive of COPD,his P/E is unremarkable.A CXR shows a central hilar mass.Bronchoscopy and biopsy establish the diagnosis of squamous cell carcinoma of the lung.Pulm.function studies show that he has FEV1 of 2200...
  17. USMLE Step 2 CK Forum
    A 32-year-old woman in the 2nd month of pregnancy is found to have a 5-cm mass in the upper outer quadrant of her left breast. Mammogram shows no other lesions, and core biopsy reveals infiltrating ductal carcinoma. Which of the following would be the best course of action at this time...
  18. USMLE Step 2 CK Forum
    do we give RT in DCIS ? what will be the answer if patient has DCIS ? lobectomy or lobectomy with RT !
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    Q was of astrocytoma. which of following is best predictor of this patients prognosis ? size of tumor metastatic disease degree of anaplasia vascular invasion what is your reason ?
  20. USMLE Step 2 CK Forum
    A 68-year-old man presents with back pain from metastatic prostate cancer. The MRI shows large spinal lesions that are near the cord but not compressing it. What is the best initial therapy? a. Flutamide b. Gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) agonists (leuprolide, goserelin) c...
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