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Cancer And Oncology NCLEX Questions and Answers (Q&A)

Santepro
Answered: Sep 29, 2020
Stop the infusion if swelling is observed at the site.

Swelling at the site may indicate extravasation. and the IV should be stopped immediately. The medication should generally be given...Read More

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Santepro
Answered: Sep 29, 2020
Increased vascularity of the breast

Increase in breast size or vascularity is consistent with cancer of the breast. Early menarche as well as late menopause or a history of anovulatory...Read More

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M. Klose, Content Writer
Answered: Jan 04, 2019
Testicular cancer is the cancer of the testes. Cancer can take place in many different organs including the lungs, breasts, or throat. When this happens, the patient will usually need to go...Read More

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Santepro
Answered: Sep 29, 2020
The nurse should wear mask and gloves.

The nurse should be corrected if she is only wearing mask and glove because gowns should also be worn in handling chemotherapeutic drugs. The vials...Read More

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Santepro
Answered: Sep 29, 2020
Chemotherapy is contraindicated in cases of infection (chemotherapeutic agents are immunosuppressive). Recent surgery (chemotherapeutic agent may retard the healing process). Impaired renal and...Read More

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Santepro
Answered: Sep 29, 2020
Annual Pap smear for sexually active women only.

Early detection of cancer is promoted by annual oral examination. monthly BSE from age 20. annual chest x-ray. yearly digital rectal...Read More

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Santepro
Answered: Sep 29, 2020
Stage II

Stage I tumor size up to 2 cm. Stage II tumor size up to 5 cm with axillary and neck lymph node involvement. Stage III tumor size is more than 5 cm with axillary and neck lymph...Read More

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Santepro
Answered: Sep 29, 2020
Pick up the implant with long-handled forceps and place it in a lead-lined container.

If a radioactive implant becomes dislodged. the nurse should pick it up with long-handled forceps and...Read More

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Santepro
Answered: Sep 29, 2020
Coughing

Centrally located pulmonary tumors are found in the upper airway (vocal cords) and usually obstruct airflow. producing such symptoms as coughing. wheezing. and stridor. Small cell...Read More

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Santepro
Answered: Sep 29, 2020
Classic symptoms that define breast cancer include: Firm, nontender, non-mobile mass, Solitary, irregularly shaped mass. Adherence to muscle or skin causing dimpling effect. Involvement of...Read More

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Santepro
Answered: Sep 29, 2020
The cancer is localized to the cervix.

Cancer in situ indicates that the cancer is localized to the cervix and is not invasive at this time. Cell differentiation is not indicated by...Read More

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C. Marcus, Content Developer
Answered: Jan 09, 2019
Nurses and other health care workers are the experienced people in our community who diagnose and treat medical conditions that we get. However, there are many more things that we can do to take...Read More

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Santepro
Answered: Sep 29, 2020
Vision changes

The client must report changes in visual acuity immediately because this adverse effect may be irreversible. Tamoxifen isnt associated with hearing loss. Although the drug...Read More

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Santepro
Answered: Sep 29, 2020
Cigarette smoking

The most common risk factor associated with laryngeal cancer is cigarette smoking. Heavy alcohol use and the combined use of tobacco increase the risk. Another risk factor...Read More

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Santepro
Answered: Sep 29, 2020
Verify patency of the line by the presence of a blood return at regular intervals.
Inspect the insertion site for swelling. erythema. or drainage.
If unable to aspirate blood. reposition...Read More

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