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Lecture 14 Cancer
Terms in this set (14)
What are malignant neoplasms?
Generally fast growing, have the ability to invade host tissue, are associated with large areas of necrosis (due to lack of blood supply), and can metastasize to other parts of the body.
What are benign neoplasms?
Generally slower growing, have well organized and differentiated cells, and are usually not fatal.
How does radiation therapy expected to work?
It is thought to stop the growth of malignant cells by damaging the DNA with the cell
Improved application techniques have reduced the adverse cardiovascular effects such as what?
Pericarditis, Heart failure, Vascular dysfunction
Increasingly becoming aware that many chemotherapeutic agents and radiation-related therapies have a negative impact on quality of life, cardiovascular health, and that they are associated with an increased risk of __________________.
In patients receiving anthracyline chemotherapy have significant increases in _____________________.
Blood vessel stiffness.
The equivalent blood vessel stiffness of someone receiving anthracyline chemotherapy is compared to that of?
10-20 years of normal aging.
Long term cancer survivors treated with chemotherapy have decreased _________________ ?
Up to _______ of cancer patients recovering from surgery or receiving chemotherapy or radiation report a loss of ____________, ___________, and ____________
Energy,Increased Fatigue, and Decreased aerobic capacity
Dimeo's study showed that how much exercise training is needed per each day of hospitalization for chemotherapy?
30 min per day each day of hospitalization for chemotherapy
Dime's study showed that after ____ wks, physical performance was increased ______ above non-exercising controls.
7WK and 34%
The training group in Dimeo's study demonstrated a reduced severity of what?
Pain and duration of hospitalization
(TABLE) What are the cardiorespiratory components of physiological dysfunctions during REST?
Decrease LV FXN
Decrease Arterial Compliance
Decrease endothelium function
Decrease Arterial smooth muscle relaxation
Increase Oxidative stress
Decrease Nitric Oxide bioavailability
(TABLE) What are the cardiorespiratory components of physiological dysfunctions during EXERCISE?
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