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5 Matching questions

  1. The connective tissue layer
  2. A
  3. 1. They provide the framework for tumor growth
    2. They provide signal proteins that stimulate cell growth and division,
    3. They secrete proteases that further remodel the extracellular matrix
  4. The basal layer and stain dark purple
  5. Cells isolated from breast and colon cancer have accumulated ~1 amino acid change in 100 different proteins, but alterations in only 20 of these genes are likely needed for tumor progression
  1. a The layer underneath the basal layer of the cervix is what?
  2. b Actively dividing epithelial cells in the cervix are confined to what layer? They stain what color?
  3. c Tumorigenesis requires the assistance of other cell types. What are the functions of these cells?
  4. d What evidence supports the fact that it is not simply the accumulation of large number of mutations that gives rise to a tumor?
  5. e
    Which picture shows normal epithelium (of the cervix)?

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. What is a malignant cancer arising from epithelial cells?
  2. In fibroblast cells, cellular division stops after how many divisions?
  3. Cancer is clonal in nature but cancer does not arise from what?
  4. The invasiveness expressed in metastasis requires what?
  5. What is an invasive tumor; cancer?

5 True/False questions

  1. 1) Cells that reproduce in defiance of normal restraints
    2) Cells that invade areas normally reserved for other cells
    What is the defining property of metastasis?


  2. Cell proliferation which leads to an increased probability of tumor progression by increasing the number of cells containing the initial mutagenic eventTumor promoters induce a inflammatory response which results in what? Increasing the probability of what?


  3. Chemical carcinogens and radiationWhat gives rise to malignant cancer?


  4. MicrometasisWhat process makes a 'tumor' a 'cancer'?


  5. TelomeraseAt the time of detection, how long have cancer cells been growing?


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