Flashcards in Chapter 28 Review Questions Deck (10)
_______ are large lymphoid cells that contain multiple nuclei that are an indicator of Hodgkin lymphoma.
Explain A symptoms.
Patients are assigned the letter “A” if they aren’t experiencing any symptoms
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.
Hodgkin lymphoma has an unpredictable, contiguous pattern of spread that mimics the route of the lymphatic system.
The primary treatment modality for early stage Hodgkin lymphoma is:
b. radiation therapy.
d. none of the above.
combined treatment fields to the neck, chest, and axilla are called ____ fields.
Treatment of pelvic and para-aortic fields together is referred to as the inverted Y.
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
Aggressive non-Hodgkin lymphoma tumors are referred to as:
a. high grade.
b. low grade.
d. none of the above
a. high grade