Unethical Experiments
Cancer
Mixed Bag!
Doctor's Oaths
TILOHL
100
TRUE or FALSE: In the Tuskegee Syphilis Study, doctors purposely infected African-American men with syphilis.
What is FALSE
100
Henrietta Lacks was diagnosed with this type of cancer
What is cervical cancer
100
The practice of deliberately withholding information from patients.
What is benevolent deception
100
This man is credited with creating the original physician's oath.
Who is Hippocrates?
100
This was the scientist who grew the first "immortal" cells
Who is Dr. George Gey
200
Dr. Chester Southam injected this into prisoners and patients without their clear consent.
What are HeLa cells
200
Cancer is caused by this
What is genetic defects in a cell
200
A standard for acceptable behavior
What is a norm
200
This oath is the only one we studied that mentioned specific guidelines for abortion.
What is the Hippocratic oath (original)?
200
Henrietta's cells were a vital component of creating a vaccine for this disease.
What is polio
300
This experiment used intellectually and physically disabled children to monitor and test the Hepatitis virus.
What is the Willowbrook experiment
300
This type of tumor is considered to not be dangerous.
What is a benign tumor
300
A system of right and wrong that is enforced externally, such as by laws or religious obligation
What is ethics
300
This topic is mentioned in all the oaths we studied as being extremely important to a doctor patient relationship.
What is doctor patient confidentiality?
300
The moment when a normal cell becomes cancerous is known as this.
What is spontaneous transformation?
400
Stanley Milgram used a fake doctor who instructed unsuspecting volunteers to "shock" a stranger in order to test people's willingness to do this.
What is following orders/being obedient/listening to authority
400
When cancerous cells enter the circulatory or lymph systems, the cancer is said to have done this.
What is metastasized
400
When typing the title of a book or novel in an essay, the title should be this
What is italicized?
400
This oath is the only one that mentions prevention of disease as preferable to curing disease.
What is the Hippocratic oath (modern)?
400
Racial issues and tensions in medicine in part stem from the existence of these, people who used African Americans in experiments and research.
Who are the night doctors?
500
Poor black women in the US were the victims of what became known as "Mississippi appendectomies", where doctors purposely removed this organ from them without their knowledge.
What is the uterus/womb
500
A tumor that remains in the place from which it originated.
What is an in situ tumor.
500
A set of guidelines for human experiments resulting from Nazi war crimes.
What are the Nuremberg Codes?
500
This word can be interpreted to mean "kind death"
What is euthanasia
500
This place was known as the "Fort Knox of cell culture", yet HeLa cells penetrated its walls.
What is the ATCC
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