Hem/Onc Quiz #31: Antineoplastic Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapies

1. A 58-year-old man with chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML) is started on a medication that specifically targets the BCR-ABL tyrosine kinase. Which of the following drugs is most likely being used in his treatment?

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2. A patient with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) harboring an EGFR mutation is treated with a targeted therapy. Which of the following drugs is most likely to be effective in this setting? 

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3. A 45-year-old woman with breast cancer is started on a chemotherapy regimen that includes a drug known for causing cardiotoxicity through free radical damage. Which of the following drugs is she most likely receiving? 

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4. A patient diagnosed with metastatic colorectal cancer is to start a chemotherapy regimen that includes a drug targeting the enzyme involved in the synthesis of thymidylate, an essential precursor for DNA synthesis. Which of the following drugs is most likely included in his regimen? 

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5. A 55-year-old man with metastatic melanoma has a tumor that tests positive for a V600E BRAF mutation. Which of the following targeted therapies is most appropriate for his condition? 

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