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Journal September 2009 (Vol 31, No 9)

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The Principles of Surgical Oncology: Diagnosis and Staging

1. A biopsy should be performed if the results will affect the
2. A preoperative biopsy should usually be performed for a ________ mass.
3. Which statement regarding the diagnostic accuracy of FNA is correct?
4. Which statement about diagnosis of lymph node metastasis in dogs is true?
5. The most sensitive technique for the detection of pulmonary metastasis is
6. MRI is better than CT for local staging of ________ tumors.
7. Left lateral, right lateral, and ventrodorsal or dorsoventral thoracic radiographs are taken for evaluation of pulmonary metastases because metastatic lesions in the nondependent lung fields are
8. Nuclear scintigraphy is recommended for the clinical staging of
9. Use of a drain in cancer surgery increases the
10. What is the diagnostic accuracy of FNA biopsy for diagnosis of mesenchymal tumors?
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