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  1. It enters a diseased state that can destroy the organism
  2. Neoplasm
  3. An individuals genetic makeup, environment and lifestyle
  4. It exits the blood/lymphatic vessel and establishes growth at this new location
  5. Harmless and easily secreted compounds
  1. a At its destination, what does the tumor cell do?
  2. b What are some factors that govern the development of cancer?
  3. c What is a cell that grows and divides out of control; a tumor?
  4. d Cytochrome P450 converts toxins into what?
  5. e What can happen when a cell "escapes" the normal functions of cells?

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. How does cancer begin?
  2. Some carcinogens act directly on what?
  3. What is a noninvasive tumor whose removal achieves a 'cure'?
  4. What a carcinogen that causes latent genetic damage, damage that sets the stage for an increased incidence of cancer if exposed to additional cancer inducing agents at a later time?
  5. P450 mediated aflatoxin modification generates a compound that binds what? Generating what?

5 True/False questions

  1. They vary in which of the two X chromosomes have been inactivatedTissue in women are made up of a mixture of cells which varies in what way?


  2. Many, many yearsDevelopment of cancerous cells can take how long?


  3. An inflammatory responseLarge amounts of what typically occurs on selected genes during tumor progression?


  4. The basal layer and stain dark purpleAgents identified as cancer causing agents include what?


  5. 1. Self-sufficient for growth and proliferation
    2. Insensitive to anti-proliferative extracellular signals
    3. Less prone to undergo apoptosis
    4. Defective in control mechanisms to stop cell division
    5. They induce help from the surrounding stromal cells
    6. They induce angiogenesis
    7. They can escape from their home tissue and can
    proliferate in an alternate site
    8. They are genetically unstable
    9. They produce telomerase, or acquire other ways to stabilize their telomeres
    The role of viruses, bacteria and parasites in cancer induction include what?