Are there special second-line considerations for an SCC lung patient who progressed on first-line carboplatin and gemcitabine? Can any pretreatment tests be deferred for a patient with a history of heavy smoking and a single solitary nodule found on his CT chest scan? Take this multiquestion quiz to find out.
Mehmet Sitki Copur, MD
Know when to change targeted therapies in patients with progressive lung cancer? How about appropriate patient criteria for segmentectomy or wedge resection? Test your knowledge in our latest quiz.
A 56-year-old Caucasian woman presented to her primary care physician with a 3-month history of intermittent bright red rectal blood with defecation. At her initial visit, a digital rectal examination, anoscopy, and a pelvic examination with DNA testing for high-risk HPV were performed; all results were negative. She was referred for a colonoscopy, which revealed an abnormal area with a 3 × 4–cm mass in the rectum at a distance of 10 cm from the anal verge.
In patients with stage IIIA non–small-cell lung cancer, should the presence of N2 disease be determined by both radiologic and invasive staging prior to treatment initiation? Are ALK rearrangements and EGFR mutations mutually exclusive? Test your knowledge in our latest quiz.
Do you know what available options exist for a lung cancer patient with a BRAF V600E mutation? How about the best course of action for a patient with T2N2M0 disease? Test your knowledge and take part in a series of case scenarios to see if you can pick the correct course of action for each.
Do you know the quality-of-life impact of everolimus in gastrointestinal or lung neuroendocrine tumors? Do you know the associations between neuroendocrine tumors and MEN1? Test your knowledge on these topics and more in our latest quiz.
A 70-year-old woman with no history of smoking or asbestos exposure presented with dyspnea on exertion, nonproductive cough, left-sided pleuritic chest pain, and fatigue. Chest radiography revealed a large left pleural effusion and a mass in the left lower lobe. What is the diagnosis?
Are you up to date on staging for neuroendocrine tumors/carcinoid tumors? How about which follow-up tests are most appropriate for a patient with medullary thyroid carcinoma? Test your knowledge on these topics and more in our latest quiz.
Do you know which histopathologic subtype of ovarian cancer is most common? Or the appropriate management of a patient with clear cell carcinoma confined to the left ovary? Take this quiz to test your knowledge on the management of ovarian cancer.
A 66-year-old woman presented with conjunctival redness and irritation of the right eye. An eye exam revealed a painless, pink, fleshy patch with a smooth surface in the superior aspect of nasal bulbar conjunctiva of the right eye. A biopsy of the lesion was performed. What is the diagnosis?