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5 Matching questions

  1. The cells to out-compete and out-live their neighbors
  2. Viruses, bacteria or parasites
  3. Initial genetic mutation(s) introduced by chemical exposure
  4. Years
  5. Tumor growth
  1. a At the time of detection, how long have cancer cells been growing?
  2. b 15% of cancers have been linked to what?
  3. c The inactivated gene products normally protect against tumor progression, therefore their loss promotes what?
  4. d It is the accumulation of mutations over time, in addition to what, are necessary to induce cancerous cells?
  5. e The single cell that causes cancer experienced a heritable change that was followed by additional changes in one of its descendents. These changes allowed the cells to do what?

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. What is the number of times a single cell can double before halting proliferation?
  2. The single cell that causes cancer experienced a heritable change that was followed by what?
  3. Agents identified as cancer causing agents include what?
  4. What are cells that are able to escape the vessel and grow to form a small clump of cells?
  5. What is a malignant cancer derived from white blood cells or their precursors?

5 True/False questions

  1. Genetically unstableCancer cells have a high rate of genetic changes and are therefore what?


  2. 1) Cells that reproduce in defiance of normal restraints
    2) Cells that invade areas normally reserved for other cells
    What are two heritable properties of cancer?


  3. At late stages of tumor progressionAfter tumor cells invade tissues, the tumorous cells enter what for transport to a different location?


  4. MalignantNot all agents that cause cancer are what?


  5. NeoplasmWhat is a cell that grows and divides out of control; a tumor?