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1

_______ are large lymphoid cells that contain multiple nuclei that are an indicator of Hodgkin lymphoma.

Reed-Sternberg cells

2

Explain A symptoms.

Patients are assigned the letter “A” if they aren’t experiencing any symptoms

3

B symptoms include unexplained weight loss of more than 10% of body weight in the 6 months before diagnosis, night sweats, and unexplained fevers higher than 100.4°F.
a. True
b. False

True

4

Hodgkin lymphoma has an unpredictable, contiguous pattern of spread that mimics the route of the lymphatic system.
a. True
b. False

false

5

The primary treatment modality for early stage Hodgkin lymphoma is:
a. chemotherapy.
b. radiation therapy.
c. surgery.
d. none of the above.

a. chemotherapy.

6

combined treatment fields to the neck, chest, and axilla are called ____ fields.

mantle

7

Treatment of pelvic and para-aortic fields together is referred to as the inverted Y.
a. True
b. False

true

8

Typical borders for the mantle fields are: (Circle all that apply.)
a. superior: lower mandible and mastoid tips.
b. inferior: T9-T10 interspace.
c. lateral: flash beyond the axillary nodes.
d. medial: flash beyond the axillary node

A, B, C

9

Aggressive non-Hodgkin lymphoma tumors are referred to as:
a. high grade.
b. low grade.
c. indolent.
d. none of the above

a. high grade

10

The most common type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma is:
a. B-cell.
b. T-cell.
c. splenic.
d. all of the above.

a. B-cell.