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19 terms
Cancer Terms
cancer
benign cancer
malignant cancer
metastasis
A disease in which some body cells grow and divide uncontroll…
does not invade surrounding tissue or spread to other parts o…
cancer that spreads around the body... grows beyond size of beni…
describes the spreading of malignant tumors
cancer
A disease in which some body cells grow and divide uncontroll…
benign cancer
does not invade surrounding tissue or spread to other parts o…
56 terms
Cancer terms
Adenoma
Adenocarcinoma
-sarcoma
-oma
benign endoderm tumor... benign ectoderm tumor... -neoplastic nodul…
Malignant endoderm, ectoderm tumor ... -glandular, duct or colum…
Mesodermal progenitor cell malignant tumor (mesenchymal)
Benign mesodermal progenitor cell tumor
Adenoma
benign endoderm tumor... benign ectoderm tumor... -neoplastic nodul…
Adenocarcinoma
Malignant endoderm, ectoderm tumor ... -glandular, duct or colum…
11 terms
Cancer Terms
cancer
metastasis
tumor
malignant
uncontrolled cell growth
the spread of cancer cells throughout the body
a group of uncontrolled cells
a tumor that is cancerous
cancer
uncontrolled cell growth
metastasis
the spread of cancer cells throughout the body
21 terms
cancer terms
neoplasm
malignant
anaplasia
benign
new growth... neoplasia - any new or continued cell growth not…
dangerous/cancer... iggy def - ... abnormal; serve no useful funct…
the cancer cells loss of of the specific appearance of their…
normal; not cancer
neoplasm
new growth... neoplasia - any new or continued cell growth not…
malignant
dangerous/cancer... iggy def - ... abnormal; serve no useful funct…
9 terms
Cancer terms
tumour
benign tumour
malignant tumour
mutation
A mass of tissue caused by cancerous cells that are growing u…
A mass of cells that grows but stays in one place and usually…
A tumour that interferes with functioning of surrounding cell…
A change in an organisms DNA
tumour
A mass of tissue caused by cancerous cells that are growing u…
benign tumour
A mass of cells that grows but stays in one place and usually…
20 terms
Cancer Terms
atypical
benign
biopsy
cancer
not normal
not cancerous
surgical exam of tissue
abnormal cell growth
atypical
not normal
benign
not cancerous
12 terms
Cancer Terms
cancer
metastasis
tumor
malignant
uncontrolled cell growth
the spread of cancer cells throughout the body
a group of uncontrolled cells
a tumor that is cancerous
cancer
uncontrolled cell growth
metastasis
the spread of cancer cells throughout the body
9 terms
Cancer Terms
Tumor
Benign
Malignant
Metastasis
Mass of abnormal cells
Non-cancerous
Cancerous
Spread of cancer from one spot in the body to another
Tumor
Mass of abnormal cells
Benign
Non-cancerous
9 terms
Cancer Terms
Tumor
Benign
Malignant
Metastasis
Mass of abnormal cells
Non-cancerous
Cancerous
Spread of cancer from one spot in the body to another
Tumor
Mass of abnormal cells
Benign
Non-cancerous
27 terms
Cancer Terms
Neoplasia
Adenoma
Osteoma
Lipoma
cancer
benign tumor of glandular epithelium
benign tumor of bone
benign tumor of fat tissue
Neoplasia
cancer
Adenoma
benign tumor of glandular epithelium
10 terms
Cancer Terms
Tumor supressor gene
Anchorage dependance
Angiogenesis
Onco-gene
A normal protein within cells that help regulate cell divisio…
The need to stay anchored to live (cells stay in one place) (…
The creation of blood cells
A mutated proto-oncogene which stimulates irregular cell divi…
Tumor supressor gene
A normal protein within cells that help regulate cell divisio…
Anchorage dependance
The need to stay anchored to live (cells stay in one place) (…
40 terms
Cancer Terms
Cancer
Carcinogen
Carcinogenesis
Chemotherapy
A genetic disease that causes the uncontrolled, unregulated g…
Any agent, chemical, physical or biological, that causes canc…
The process by which normal cells are transformed into cancer.
Treatment with a drug or drugs to destroy cancer cells.
Cancer
A genetic disease that causes the uncontrolled, unregulated g…
Carcinogen
Any agent, chemical, physical or biological, that causes canc…
15 terms
cancer terms
Actinic keratosis
Benign Neoplasia
Malignant neoplasia
Hyperplasia
pre-cancerous condition that can develop into squamous cell c…
non-invasive growths that has sees highly differentiated, spe…
cancerous growths that invaded other tissues. cells are de-di…
increased cell numbers, gobs of cells in the tissue
Actinic keratosis
pre-cancerous condition that can develop into squamous cell c…
Benign Neoplasia
non-invasive growths that has sees highly differentiated, spe…
14 terms
Cancer Terms / Definitions
C.A.U.T.I.O.N
METASTASIS
SELF-EXAMINATION
BENIGN TUMOR
seven warning signals of cancer
a tumor that spreads to other parts of the body
breast or testicular: the best early detection method for fin…
a mass of abnormal cells that do not destroy healthy tissues
C.A.U.T.I.O.N
seven warning signals of cancer
METASTASIS
a tumor that spreads to other parts of the body
38 terms
Cancer Terms
apoptosis
metastasis
breast adenocarcinoma
osteosarcoma
programmed cellular suicide
spreading to distant sites
breast cancer
bone cancer
apoptosis
programmed cellular suicide
metastasis
spreading to distant sites
8 terms
Cancer terms
Anaplasia
Oncoviruses
Carcinogen
Metastasis
Growth of disorganized mass of cells- tumor
Viruses causing genetic changes which lead to cancer
Mutagens that cause cancer
Migration of cancer cells into circulatory and lymphatic syst…
Anaplasia
Growth of disorganized mass of cells- tumor
Oncoviruses
Viruses causing genetic changes which lead to cancer
Cancer Terms
Acute
Chronic
Benign
Malignant
Symptoms or signs that begin and worsen quickly; not chronic.
A disease or condition that persists or progresses over a lon…
Not cancerous. Benign tumors may grow larger but do not sprea…
Cancerous. Malignant cells can invade and destroy nearby tiss…
Acute
Symptoms or signs that begin and worsen quickly; not chronic.
Chronic
A disease or condition that persists or progresses over a lon…
Cancer Terms
Acute
Chronic
Benign
Malignant
Refers to symptoms that start and worsen quickly but do not l…
Refers to a disease or condition that persists, often slowly,…
Refers to a tumor that is not cancerous. The tumor does not u…
Refers to a tumor that is cancerous. It may invade nearby hea…
Acute
Refers to symptoms that start and worsen quickly but do not l…
Chronic
Refers to a disease or condition that persists, often slowly,…
10 terms
Cancer terms
Benign
Biopsy
Carcinogens
Chemotherapy
Not cancerous
Removal of a tissue sample from a person for examination
Substances that cause cancer.
powerful medicines destroy cancer.
Benign
Not cancerous
Biopsy
Removal of a tissue sample from a person for examination
9 terms
cancer terms
oma
plasia
carcin/o
leiomy/o
tumor, mass, fluid collection
development, formation
cancerous, cancer
smooth (visceral) muscle
oma
tumor, mass, fluid collection
plasia
development, formation
5 terms
Cancer Terms
Metastatic Tumor
Benign Tumor
Tumor Suppressor Genes
Oncogenes
A growth that is starting to shed cells and spreading through…
A growth that is not spreading throughout the body
Cell cycle genes that inhibit abnormal cell division
When a growth factor that has mutated to cause cancer
Metastatic Tumor
A growth that is starting to shed cells and spreading through…
Benign Tumor
A growth that is not spreading throughout the body
CANCER TERMS
GOOD
BAD
tumor markers
fractionation
Benign, low grade, radiosensitive, no messtases, well differe…
malignant (invasive- spread to other organs and travel to oth…
produced by tumors or the body's response to presence of a tu…
treatment radiation dose is broken down into multiple exposur…
GOOD
Benign, low grade, radiosensitive, no messtases, well differe…
BAD
malignant (invasive- spread to other organs and travel to oth…
31 terms
cancer terms
tumor
inherited predispostion
carcinogens
cancer
mass of cells
A genetic predisposition results from specific genetic variat…
a substance capable of causing cancer in living tissue
a disease in which abnormal cells divide uncontrollably and d…
tumor
mass of cells
inherited predispostion
A genetic predisposition results from specific genetic variat…
30 terms
CANCER TERMS
MUTATION
IN VITRO
CARCINOMA IN SITU
PROTOCOL
CHANGE IN GENETIC MATERIAL OF A CELL
IN GLASS; AN EXPERIMENT PERFORMED IN A LABORATORY WITH CHEMIC…
LOCALIZED GROWTH OF CELLS
PLAN FOR TREATMENT
MUTATION
CHANGE IN GENETIC MATERIAL OF A CELL
IN VITRO
IN GLASS; AN EXPERIMENT PERFORMED IN A LABORATORY WITH CHEMIC…
17 terms
Cancer Terms
Cell Cycle
Interphase
Mitosis
Prophase
The series of changes a cell goes through from the time it is…
The cell grows and carries on its usual metabolic activities…
Division of the nucleus, occurs first in cell division. Forma…
Chromatin condenses to chromosomes- made of 2 chromatid -he…
Cell Cycle
The series of changes a cell goes through from the time it is…
Interphase
The cell grows and carries on its usual metabolic activities…
36 terms
cancer terms
neoplasm
benign
malignant
biopsy
swelling and enlargement
browns slowly, non-spreading, non-recurrent, non malignant
of a bad kind, growing worse, resisting treatment and tending…
report that indicates a patients abnormal growth is of a bad…
neoplasm
swelling and enlargement
benign
browns slowly, non-spreading, non-recurrent, non malignant
9 terms
Cancer terms
cancer
tumor
benign
malignant
is a disease that occurs when abnormal cells multiply out of…
is a group of abnormal cells that form a mass
not cancerous and cannot spread
cancerous
cancer
is a disease that occurs when abnormal cells multiply out of…
tumor
is a group of abnormal cells that form a mass
Cancer terms
Anaplastic
Angiogenesis
Biopsy
Carcinogen
Abnormal tissue
Formation.new growth of blood vessels
Removing a small piece of tissue for microscopic examination
Cancer causing agent or substance
Anaplastic
Abnormal tissue
Angiogenesis
Formation.new growth of blood vessels
Cancer terms
cancer
tumor
benign
malignant
a desease that occurs when abnormal cells multiply
A group of abnormal cells that form a mass
tumors that are not cancerous and do not spread
tumors that are cancerous
cancer
a desease that occurs when abnormal cells multiply
tumor
A group of abnormal cells that form a mass
13 terms
cancer terms
cancer
carcinogen
chemotherapy
leukimia
a disease where abnormal cells divide and destroy tissue
a substance capable of causing cancer in living tissue
chemical cancer treatment
cancer of blood forming tissue hindering the body's ability t…
cancer
a disease where abnormal cells divide and destroy tissue
carcinogen
a substance capable of causing cancer in living tissue
20 terms
cancer terms
Cancer/o
Carcin/o
carcinoma
Eti/o
cancer
carcinoma
cancerous tissue
Cause (of disease)
Cancer/o
cancer
Carcin/o
carcinoma
18 terms
Cancer Terms
Cancer
Tumor
Metastases
Contact inhibition
second leading cause of death in America. can strike in any p…
a mass of cells formed when a cell starts growing and dividin…
occurs when cancerous cells break off from the growing tumor…
a regulatory mechanism that functions to keep cells growing i…
Cancer
second leading cause of death in America. can strike in any p…
Tumor
a mass of cells formed when a cell starts growing and dividin…
12 terms
Cancer terms
Mutagens
Metastasis
Carcinoma
Sarcoma
Can accelerate the rate of mutation
Spreading of cancerous cells via blood or lymph to various ti…
Epithelial origin involving the skin, mucous membranes and ep…
Cancer of connective tissue or supporting tissues in the body
Mutagens
Can accelerate the rate of mutation
Metastasis
Spreading of cancerous cells via blood or lymph to various ti…
14 terms
Cancer Terms
metastasize
carcinoma
sarcoma
grading scale
travel to other areas of the body
most common form of cancer -- develops from sheets of cells t…
rare form of cancer that arises from connective and supportiv…
scale from I to IV to describe tissue differentiation (want i…
metastasize
travel to other areas of the body
carcinoma
most common form of cancer -- develops from sheets of cells t…
8 terms
Cancer Terms
Cancer
Tumor
Bengin
Malignant
uncontrollable growth of abnormal cells
an abnormal mass of tissue that has no natural role in the bo…
noncancerous
cancerous
Cancer
uncontrollable growth of abnormal cells
Tumor
an abnormal mass of tissue that has no natural role in the bo…
61 terms
Cancer Terms
Has limited division, is specific, and…
Has rapid and continuous division
Spends most of it's time in mitosis
Adheres together, and has contact inhi…
normal cell
cancer cell
Cancer cell
normal cell
Has limited division, is specific, and…
normal cell
Has rapid and continuous division
cancer cell
15 terms
Cancer Terms
antipromoters
cancer
carcinogenesis
carcinogen
factors that oppose the development of cancer
malignant growths or tumors that result from abnormal and unc…
the process of cancer development
a substance that can cause cancer
antipromoters
factors that oppose the development of cancer
cancer
malignant growths or tumors that result from abnormal and unc…
12 terms
Cancer terms
Tumor
Malignant
Benign
Carcinogen
abnormal growth of tissue
cancerous, invade nearby tissues and spread!!!
Not cancerous
Causes cancer
Tumor
abnormal growth of tissue
Malignant
cancerous, invade nearby tissues and spread!!!
15 terms
Cancer Terms
proto-oncogene
oncogene
metastasis
tumor
genes that code for proteins that help regulate cell growth
a gene that has the potential to cause cancer
When cancer spreads from the part of the body where it starte…
abnormal clump of cells due to abnormal cell division
proto-oncogene
genes that code for proteins that help regulate cell growth
oncogene
a gene that has the potential to cause cancer
22 terms
Cancer terms
Benign
Malignant
Tumor
Cyst
Not harmful; nor malignant or cancerous
Very infectious and cancer causing
A mass of rapidly dividing cells
A membranous sac or cavity of abnormal character containing f…
Benign
Not harmful; nor malignant or cancerous
Malignant
Very infectious and cancer causing
15 terms
Cancer Terms
proto-oncogenes
initiator
promoter
suppressor genes
they help control the growth of cells damage to DNA of proto-…
they cause mutations of DNA
they accelerate growth of cells temporarily without damaging…
they are a special class of proto-oncogenes that act as a bre…
proto-oncogenes
they help control the growth of cells damage to DNA of proto-…
initiator
they cause mutations of DNA
8 terms
Cancer Terms
Carcinoma
Sarcoma
Leukemia
Anaplasis
malignant tumor that arises from the epithelium found in skin…
Malignant tumor growing from connective tissues - cartilage,…
Cancer of the blood of blood-forming organs. Proliferation of…
cells that are poorly differentiated meaning that their cells…
Carcinoma
malignant tumor that arises from the epithelium found in skin…
Sarcoma
Malignant tumor growing from connective tissues - cartilage,…
16 terms
Cancer Terms
Neoplasia
Dystrophy
Hypertrophy
Hypotrophy
Increase in new cells
When cells are irregularly shaped
Irregularly large
Irregularly small
Neoplasia
Increase in new cells
Dystrophy
When cells are irregularly shaped
38 terms
CANCER terms
Carcinoma
Sarcoma
Melanoma
Myeloma
epithelial tissue
connective, muscle & bone
pigmented cells
plasma cells
Carcinoma
epithelial tissue
Sarcoma
connective, muscle & bone
25 terms
Cancer Terms
Lobo
Emesis
Contra
Iasis
Section
Vomiting
Against, counter
Condition
Lobo
Section
Emesis
Vomiting
57 terms
Cancer Terms
Anaplasia
Angiogenesis
apoptosis
Brachytherapy
loss of differentiation of cells and reversion to a more prim…
process of forming new blood vessels
programmed cell death
radiotherapy that uses insertion of sealed containers into bo…
Anaplasia
loss of differentiation of cells and reversion to a more prim…
Angiogenesis
process of forming new blood vessels
54 terms
Cancer terms
Anaplasia
Benign
Carcinogen
Carcinogenesis
Absence of differentiation marked by a loss of organization a…
Abnormal cell mass, harmless
A cancer-causing substance, changes the genes in a normal cel…
Development or formation of Cancer
Anaplasia
Absence of differentiation marked by a loss of organization a…
Benign
Abnormal cell mass, harmless
19 terms
Cancer terms
Alkylating
Platinum
Antimetabolites
Hypomethylating
attack DNA via lethal cross-linking of strands
prevent DNA strand separation during replication
false metabolites or enzyme blockers interfering with DNA and…
decrease DNA methylation and inactivation of tumor suppressor…
Alkylating
attack DNA via lethal cross-linking of strands
Platinum
prevent DNA strand separation during replication
Cancer Terms
angiogenesis
apoptosis
biopsy
cancer
development of new blood vessesl
the death of a cell that occurs and is normal and a controlle…
tissue is removed from a living body and it is examined
disease caused by an uncontrolled division of abnormal cells…
angiogenesis
development of new blood vessesl
apoptosis
the death of a cell that occurs and is normal and a controlle…
Cancer terms
Benign
Benign tumor
Biopsy
Bone marrow
Not cancerous
Noncancerous growth that does not spread
Removal of cells or tissue to check for cancer
Spongy tissue that produces blood cells
Benign
Not cancerous
Benign tumor
Noncancerous growth that does not spread
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