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metastatic CNS tumors

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Which of the following statements regarding metastatic CNS tumors is FALSE?

 
        A) Prostate cancer often metastazise(s) to the skull.
 
        B) Lung cancer often metastazise(s) to the meninges.
 
        C) Testicular cancer often metastazise(s) to the meninges.
 
        D) Colon cancer often metastazise(s) to the brain.
 
        E) Thyroid neoplasms often metastazise(s) to the brain.
 

 


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A) Prostate cancer often metastazise(s) to the skull.

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The statement, "Prostate cancer often metastazise(s) to the skull." is true.
Prostate cancer often metastazise(s) to the skull, often metastazise(s) to the meninges, and often metastazise(s) to the dura.  (See References)

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B) Lung cancer often metastazise(s) to the meninges.

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The statement, "Lung cancer often metastazise(s) to the meninges." is true.
Lung cancer often metastazise(s) to the brain, often metastazise(s) to the skull, often metastazise(s) to the meninges, often metastazise(s) to the dura, and often bleed(s).  (See References)

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C) Testicular cancer often metastazise(s) to the meninges.

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The statement, "Testicular cancer often metastazise(s) to the meninges." is false.
Testicular cancer often metastazise(s) to the brain.  (See References)

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D) Colon cancer often metastazise(s) to the brain.

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The statement, "Colon cancer often metastazise(s) to the brain." is true.
Colon cancer often metastazise(s) to the brain.  (See References)

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E) Thyroid neoplasms often metastazise(s) to the brain.

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The statement, "Thyroid neoplasms often metastazise(s) to the brain." is true.
Thyroid neoplasms often metastazise(s) to the brain.  (See References)

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References:

1. Geyers, J.D., Keating, J.M., and Potts, D.C. (2002). Neurology for the Boards, 2nd Edition. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia.
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