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1.5.1: Advocate individual and population-based health and safety, considering best practices, scientific literature evaluation, and health-related resources

Which of the following organizations publishes on their website evidence-based clinical practice guidelines for cancers that affect over 90% of patients with cancer?

(A) The American Cancer Society

(B) The Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group

(C) National Comprehensive Cancer Network-Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology

(D) The National Cancer Institute

(E) The American Society of Health-System Pharmacy

The Correct Answer is: C

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network-Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology (C) are evidence-based guidelines for the treatment of cancers that affect over 90% of cancer patients. The guidelines can be accessed at the following link: http://www.nccn.org/professionals/physician_gls/f_guidelines.asp.

The American Cancer Society (A) website is not a source for evidence-based clinical practice guidelines for cancers that affect over 90% of cancer patients. The Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (B) website is not a source for evidence-based clinical practice guidelines for cancers that affect over 90% of cancer patients. The National Cancer Institute (D) website is not a source for evidence-based clinical practice guidelines for cancers that affect over 90% of patients with cancer. The American Society of Health-System Pharmacy (E) website is not a source for evidence-based clinical practice guidelines for cancers that affect over 90% of cancer patients.

Topic: Breast cancer

BS is a 24-year-old man who comes to your pharmacy and states, "What can my girlfriend and I use to make sure she doesn't get pregnant and protect ourselves from, you know...diseases?" Which is the best regimen to recommend from the following choices?

(A) Water-based lubricant + female condom

(B) Oil-based lubricant + male latex condom

(C) Female condom + male latex condom

(D) Female condom + male lamb cecum condom

The Correct Answer is: A

Water-based lubricant is safe to use with latex condoms and does not comprise its ability to protect against STIs (A).

Oil-based lubricant is not safe to use with latex condoms, since it comprises its ability to protect against STIs by breaking down the latex (B). The female condom and male latex condom (C) should not be used together. They may stick together, cause friction, and break. The female condom and male lamb cecum condom (D) should not be used together. They may stick together, cause friction, and break.

Topic: Contraception

Which of the following condoms conducts heat very well and also protects against STIs?

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