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Pharmacology CHp 21
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Which of the following is NOT one of the three categories of antimetabolite chemotherapy drugs?
nitrosourea chemotherapy drugs
To kill cancer cells, alkylating chemotherapy drugs cause alkylation, a chemical reaction in which an alkyl group ____.
is substituted for a hydrogen molecule in the DNA or RNA of the cancer cell
Nitrosourea chemotherapy drugs insert an alkyl group into the cencer cell's
DNA and RNA
Androgen hormonal chemotherapy drugs are used to treat ______.
breast cancer in females
Gonadotropin-releasing hormone chemotherapy drugs compete with GnRH and block GnRH receptors in the anterior pituitary gland, so that the anterior pituitary gland does not secrete _______.
Chemotherapy enzyme drugs are used to treat _____.
leukemia in both men and women.
Antiandrogen hormonal chemotherapy drugs bind to and block receptors in ______.
prostate gland tissue
Which of the following is NOT a type of mitosis inhibitor chemotherapy drug?
protein-tyrosine kinase inhibitor chemotherapy drugs
Platinum chemotherapy drugs contain the precious metal platinum that____.
creates cross-links in DNA strands
Which chemotherapy drug id structurally related to vitamin A?
Retinoid chemotherapy drugs
Immunomodulator chemotherapy drugs modulate or regulate _____.
the immune system
The selection of an appropriate chemotherapy drug us based on _____.
the type of cancer and the stage of cancer
Antimetabolite chemotherapy drugs act against metabolites, which are important byproducts produced from other substances in the cell during the process of _____.
Which of the following suffixes is NOT common to generic gonadotropin-releasing hormone chemotherapy drugs?
In order to treat cancer, the physician must _______.
diagnose the type of cancer & determine the stage of the cancer
The first chemotherapy drug was ____.
Antimetabolite chemotherapy drugs include all of the following EXCEPT ___.
drugs that bind to antigen on the surface of cancer cells
All of the following are examples of chemotherapy antibiotic drugs EXCEPT ___-
conjugated estrogen (Premarin)
The drug epoetin alfa (Epogen, Procrit) is used to stimulate the production of ____ in patients with cancer.
Red blood cells
Which of these drugs us created using recombinant DNA technology
Both interferon chemotherapy drugs and monoclonal antibody chemotherapy drugs
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