Pediatric Annals

CME PRE-TEST

Abstract

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVE

The subject of cancer is of great importance for all pediatricians, especially in these days when so many children are saved by a combination of surgery, radiotherapy, and chemotherapy. It is imperative that the child's physician be capable of recognizing the condition in its early stages and have a fair knowledge of modern treatment. This continuing education unit on solid tumors in childhood presents the latest diagnostic and treatment modalities for Wilms' tumor, rhabdomyosarcoma, neuroblastoma, and osteosarcoma.

HOW TO OBTAIN CME CREDITS BY READING THIS ISSUE

Pediatricians can receive Category I credits for the Physician's Recognition Award of the American Medical Association by reading the following articles and successfully completing the quiz at the end of the issue. Complete instructions are given on the quiz pages.

The Pre-Test below has been prepared to assist you in studying the following material. It indicates some of the areas to be covered, and will make it possible for you to challenge your present knowledge of the material before reading further.

PRE-TEST

1. Wilms' tumor occurs predominantly in childhood.

A. True

B. False

2. Rhabdomyosarcoma is the most common soft tissue sarcoma in children.

A. True

B. False

3. Neuroblastoma among childhood solid cancers Is rare.

A. True

B. False

4. Pain is the most common complaint of patients with osteosarcoma.

A. True

B. False…

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVE

The subject of cancer is of great importance for all pediatricians, especially in these days when so many children are saved by a combination of surgery, radiotherapy, and chemotherapy. It is imperative that the child's physician be capable of recognizing the condition in its early stages and have a fair knowledge of modern treatment. This continuing education unit on solid tumors in childhood presents the latest diagnostic and treatment modalities for Wilms' tumor, rhabdomyosarcoma, neuroblastoma, and osteosarcoma.

HOW TO OBTAIN CME CREDITS BY READING THIS ISSUE

Pediatricians can receive Category I credits for the Physician's Recognition Award of the American Medical Association by reading the following articles and successfully completing the quiz at the end of the issue. Complete instructions are given on the quiz pages.

The Pre-Test below has been prepared to assist you in studying the following material. It indicates some of the areas to be covered, and will make it possible for you to challenge your present knowledge of the material before reading further.

PRE-TEST

1. Wilms' tumor occurs predominantly in childhood.

A. True

B. False

2. Rhabdomyosarcoma is the most common soft tissue sarcoma in children.

A. True

B. False

3. Neuroblastoma among childhood solid cancers Is rare.

A. True

B. False

4. Pain is the most common complaint of patients with osteosarcoma.

A. True

B. False

10.3928/0090-4481-19880401-03

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