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Bladder Cancer - Quiz Game

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 8, 2016 5:00:00 AM / by Winter Ninivaggi

Test your knowledge with this Bladder Cancer quiz game!

This quiz is in honor of one of our patients who had bladder cancer and successfully treated it with I.V. Ozone without chemo or radiation. He did clean-up during 911 and had environmental exposures which are associated with cancer. We will be seeing him this weekend for a 10 pass MAH maintenance treatment. He and his wife worked hard to use all natural therapies, make radical changes in their diet and do serious environmental detoxification.

1. Although all of the following are risk factors for bladder cancer, which is the most common among patients in the United States?

A. Genetic mutations
B. Cigarette smoking
C. Family history of bladder cancer
D. Occupational exposure to certain chemicals

2. True or False. Higher rates of bladder cancer have been reported in the textile dye and rubber tire industries.

A. True
B. False

 3. Typically, bladder cancer presents with _____________ hematuria.

A. Gross
B. Microscopic
C. A or B

4. True or False. Urinary frequency, nocturia, and dysuria are symptoms common in patients with carcinoma in situ.

A. True
B. False
 5. Upper urinary tract imaging is necessary for staging and surveillance in patients with bladder cancer. In addition to ureteroscopy, which of the following approaches may be employed?

A. CT urograms
B. Intravenous pyelograms
C. Retrograde pyelograms during cystoscopy
D. All of the Above

We currently use ozone in our bladder insufflations, I.V. ozone and high dose Vitamin C drips for bladder cancer and can add oral frankincense oil which has had proven beneficial effects on bladder cancer.

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Answer Key :

1. B. Cigarette Smoking - Cigarette smoking is the most common risk factor for patients with bladder cancer in the United States, according to the National Cancer Institute’s PDQ® Information Summary for Health Professionals on bladder cancer treatment.

For complete information, see:

National Cancer Institute. Bladder cancer treatment – for health professionals (PDQ®). National Cancer Institute. Updated February 18, 2016. Accessed March 31, 2016.

2. A. True - According to the National Cancer Institute’s PDQ® Information Summary for Health Professionals on bladder cancer treatment, “[c]ertain occupational exposures have also been linked to bladder cancer, and higher rates of bladder cancer have been reported in textile dye and rubber tire industries; among painters; leather workers; shoemakers; and aluminum-, iron-, and steelworkers."

For complete information, see:

National Cancer Institute. Bladder cancer treatment – for health professionals (PDQ®). National Cancer Institute. Updated February 18, 2016. Accessed March 31, 2016.

3. C. A or B - Typically, bladder cancer presents with gross or microscopic hematuria.

For complete information, see:

National Cancer Institute. Bladder cancer treatment – for health professionals (PDQ®). National Cancer Institute. Updated February 18, 2016. Accessed March 31, 2016.

4. A. True - Urinary frequency, nocturia, and dysuria are symptoms more common in patients with carcinoma in situ. Patients with bladder cancer less commonly complain of these symptoms.

For complete information, see:

National Cancer Institute. Bladder cancer treatment – for health professionals (PDQ®). National Cancer Institute. Updated February 18, 2016. Accessed March 31, 2016.

5. D. All of the Above - In addition to ureteroscopy, the staging and surveillance in patients with bladder cancer can be accomplished with retrograde pyelograms during cystoscopy, intravenous pyelograms, or CT urograms.

Topics: Cancers

Winter Ninivaggi

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