Cancer and Oncology Q 136 - Gyan Darpan : Learning Portal
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Friday 25 March 2022

Cancer and Oncology Q 136

Vanessa, a community health nurse conducts a health promotion program regarding testicular cancer to community members. The nurse determines that further information needs to be provided if a community member states that which of the following is a sign of testicular cancer?
    A. Back pain
    B. Alopecia
    C. Heavy sensation in the scrotum
    D. Painless testicular swelling

Correct Answer: B. Alopecia

Option B: Alopecia is not an assessment finding in testicular cancer. Alopecia may occur, however, as a result of radiation or chemotherapy.

Options A, C, and D: Back pain, heavy sensation in the scrotum, and painless testicular swelling are assessment findings in testicular cancer. Back pain may indicate metastasis to the retroperitoneal lymph nodes.

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