2015 Antineoplastics

Endocrine example question 3

  1. A 32 year old woman underwent segmental mastectomy for a breast tumor, followed by postoperative treatment with the FAC-V regimen (5-fluorouracil, doxorubicin, cyclophosphamide plus vincristine).  Tamoxifen was also included because the tumour cells were hormone receptor positive.

Which of the following general drug categories is NOT represented among the drugs being used to treat this patient? Answer
            A.        Alkylating agents
            B.        Antimetabolites
            C.        Antimitotics
            D.        Aromatase inhibitors
            E.        Hormone receptor antagonists
            F.        Intercalating agents

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