Hormonal Therapy Quiz

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Question 1 of 5

True or False: Hormonal therapy and hormone replacement therapy are two terms for the same treatment.

ATrue
BFalse
ATrue
BFalse
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Question 2 of 5

Hormonal therapy will probably be effective for you if any/all of the following are true, with one exception:

AYou're pre-menopausal
BYour cancer is HER2-positive
CYour cancer is triple-negative
DYou have DCIS and have had surgery and radiation
EYou've never had breast cancer, but are considered high-risk due to your family history
AYou're pre-menopausal
BYour cancer is HER2-positive
CYour cancer is triple-negative
DYou have DCIS and have had surgery and radiation
EYou've never had breast cancer, but are considered high-risk due to your family history
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Question 3 of 5

True or False: The drug tamoxifen is the gold standard of treatment for women with estrogen- or progesterone-receptive (ER/PR-receptive) breast cancer.

ATrue
BFalse
ATrue
BFalse
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Question 4 of 5

Hormonal therapy may do all of the following except:

ABlock the ability of estrogen and/or progesterone to bind with cancer cells, thus denying them of a key hormone they need to grow
BLower the amount of estrogen produced outside the ovaries
CLower the risk of uterine cancer as well as breast cancer
DStimulate bone cells, resulting in stronger bones
EInhibit the formation of new blood vessels to cancer cells, starving them of nutrients
ABlock the ability of estrogen and/or progesterone to bind with cancer cells, thus denying them of a key hormone they need to grow
BLower the amount of estrogen produced outside the ovaries
CLower the risk of uterine cancer as well as breast cancer
DStimulate bone cells, resulting in stronger bones
EInhibit the formation of new blood vessels to cancer cells, starving them of nutrients
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Question 5 of 5

True or False: The side effects for tamoxifen and aromatase inhibitors are basically the same: weight gain, aching joints, and the chance of a second, different cancer.

ATrue
BFalse
ATrue
BFalse
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