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treatment used to interfere with the ability of the immune system to respond to stimulation by antigens
infiltrating ductal carcinoma
starts in the milk of the ducts, breaks through the wall of that duct, and invades fatty breat tissue
infiltrating lobular carcinoma
cancer that starts in the milk glands, breaks though the wall of the gland, and invades the fatty tissue of the breast
radiographic study of the lymphatic vessels and nodes with the use of a contrast medium to make these structures visible
abnormal accumulation of fluid primarily in the legs and ankles that occurs when veins or lymph vessels do not drain properly
direct the immune response by signaling between the cells of the immune system, which are produced by T cells
protectst the body by ingesting invading cells and by interacting with the other cells of the immune system
an infections of the skin or mucous membranes which is caused by the pathogenic yeast Candida albicans
pathogen that normally does not cause disease but is able to cause illness in a weakened host whose resistance has been decreased by a different disorder
plant or animal that lives on or within another living organism in the expense of that organism
WBC with the ability to ingest and destroy substances such as cell debris, dust, pollen, and pathogens
process in which extensions of cytoplasm surround and engulf large particles and take them into the cell
acute viral infection that may be transmitted to humans by the blood, tissue, or saliva of an infected animal
malignant tumor of childhood arising from cels of the retina of the eye and usually occurring before the third year of life
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