DM Oncopathology is a new addition to DM Subjects. This lately emergent Superspeciality field is drawing a lot of attention and many students are taking it as a career.
DM Oncopathology like other DM Branches will be conducted as online Examination by NBE. The tests conducted are very competitive, standard and conceptual.
MD Aspirants seeking Oncopathology as a career should be well versed with all notices and up gradations regarding the specialty
Many leading and well established centers offer Superspeciality courses . Students with Best merit do get better placements.
The competition for Oncopathology is growing as more and more students are getting attracted to this promising branch.
Our Experts suggest aspirants to start preparing well in advance. There is no need to delay in view of competition and a student should be constantly in touch with his subject and practice a maximum number of questions.
What are the types of questions asked from Oncopathology? What are examiners’ Favourites and what should we prepare? How should we prepare? These are some of the basic questions asked.
Our Experts have prepared some content and questions mentioned below. These are Level A simple questions and students would get an idea about how to prepare for Oncopathology.
Examples of Oncopathology Questions Asked.
Which one of the following is the most significant risk factor for development of gastric carcinoma?
- Paneth cell metaplasia
- Pyloric metaplasia
- Intestinal metaplasia
- Ciliated metaplasia
When carcinoma of stomach develops secondary to permicious anemia, it is usually situated in the:
- Prepyloric region
Acinic cell carcinomas of the salivary gland arise most often in the:
- Parotid salivary gland
- Minor salivary glands
- Submandiblar salivary gland
- Sublingual salivary gland
With regard to the malignant behavior of leiomyosarcoma, the most important criterion is:
- Blood vessel penetration by tumor cells
- Tumor cells in lymphatic channels
- Lymphocyte infiltration
- The number of mitoses per high power field
The type of mammary ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) most likely to result in a palpable abnormality in the breast:
- Apocrine DCIS
- Neuroendocrine DCIS
- Well differentiated DCIS
- Comedo DCIS
All of the following immunohistochemical markers are positive in the neoplatic cells of granulocytic sarcoma, except:
- CD 45 RO
- CD 43
Mantle cell lymphomas are positive for all of the following, except:
- CD 23
- CD 20
- CD 5
- CD 43
Which of the following oncogenes is a growth factor?
Specific marker for synovial sarcoma is:
- t (x; 18)
- t (9; 22)
- t (11; 14)
- t (14; 19)
An example of a tumour suppressor gene is:
The following is not a feature of malignant transformation by cultured cells:
- Increased cell density
- Increased requirement for growth factors
- Alterations of cytoskeletal structures
- Loss of anchorage
Which one of the following is not used as a tumor marker in testicular tumours?
Which of the following statements pertaining to leukemia is correct
- Blasts of acute myeloid leukemia are typically sudan black negative
- Blasts of acute lymphoblastic leukemia are typically myeloperoxidase positive
- Low leucocyte alkaline phosphatase scoreis characteristically seen in blastic phase of chronic myeloid leukemia
- Tartarate resistant acid phosphatase positivity is typically seen in hairy cell leukemia
The normal cellular counterparts of oncogenes are important for the following functions, except:
- Promotion of cell cycle progression
- Inhibition of apoptosis
- Promotion of DNA repair
- Promotion of nuclear transcription
Recently Asked Hot Topics in DM Oncopathology
- Pathology of Oncogenesis
- Immune Regulation
- Basic Genetics and Oncology
- Alkylating Agents
- Chromosomal Breakage Syndromes
- Antiangiogenetic factors
- Pathology and Latest on Carcinoids
- Choroid Plexus Papilloma (adults)
- Drugs used in Oncology
- Enetic Mutations
- Oncopathology of Epidermoid tumours
- Pathology and Latest on Glomus Tumor
- Pathology and Latest on Hemangioblastoma
- Hypothalamic Glioma
- Pathology and Latest on Langerhans Histiocytosis
- MEN I
- MEN II Syndromes
- Pathology and Latest on Meningioma
- Mutagenic Tests
- Pilocytic Astrocytoma
- Pituitary Adenoma (adults)
- PNET (medulloblastoma)
- Rb gene
- Pathology and Latest on Sturge-Weber Disease
- Tumour Markers
- Vestibular Schwanomas
- Wilms Tumour
- Oncopathology of Ovarian Tumours
- Oncopathology of Testicular tumours
This is just to give an idea about what are the important, high yield and frequently asked topics from Oncopathology. Students need to be completely updated. Our experts will be coming up with newer topics and more information on Oncopathology.
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