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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…
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
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…
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
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
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…
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) (…
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…
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
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…
Cancer terms
cancer
tumour
benign tumour
malignant tumour
a group of diseases in which cells grow and divide out of con…
a mass of cells that continue to grow and divide without any…
a tumour that does not affect surrounding tissues other than…
a tumour that interferes with the functioning of surrounding…
cancer
a group of diseases in which cells grow and divide out of con…
tumour
a mass of cells that continue to grow and divide without any…
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
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…
Cancer Terms
cancer
risk factors
tumor
beningn
uncontrollable cell growth
increase the chance that cancer might occur
mass of tissue
non-cancerous tumor
cancer
uncontrollable cell growth
risk factors
increase the chance that cancer might occur
cancer terms
Cancer
Tumor
magligant
Metastasis
group of diseases that involves rapid uncontrolled growth and…
Mass of tissue. t
Cancerous tumor.MA
the spread of cancer from where it develops to other parts of…
Cancer
group of diseases that involves rapid uncontrolled growth and…
Tumor
Mass of tissue. t
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
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
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
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
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…
16 terms
Cancer terms
sarcoma
lifestyle cancer risks
ultrasound
biological cancer factors
more dangerous found in the middle layers of tissues
smoking over weight, diet
uses sound waves to produce pictures or images of inside the…
genetics, gender
sarcoma
more dangerous found in the middle layers of tissues
lifestyle cancer risks
smoking over weight, diet
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
Cancer Terms
Cancer
Tumor
Benign
Malignant
Uncontrollable growth of abnormal cells
Abnormal mass of tissue with no natural role in the body
Non cancerous
Cancerous
Cancer
Uncontrollable growth of abnormal cells
Tumor
Abnormal mass of tissue with no natural role in the body
Cancer Terms
acute lymphoblastic leukemia
acute myeloid leukemia
apoptosis
carcinogen
variant of white blood cell cancer that affects the lymphoid…
variant of white blood cell cancer that affects the myeloid l…
regulated process of cell death that occurs in most cells, in…
cancer-causing or cancer-inciting agent
acute lymphoblastic leukemia
variant of white blood cell cancer that affects the lymphoid…
acute myeloid leukemia
variant of white blood cell cancer that affects the myeloid l…
Cancer Terms
Cancer
Tumor
Malignant
Metastasis
A group of diseases involving the uncontrolled growth and spr…
An abnormal mass of tissue
The term used to describe a cancerous tumor
The spread of cancer from where it first develops to other pa…
Cancer
A group of diseases involving the uncontrolled growth and spr…
Tumor
An abnormal mass of tissue
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
20 terms
Cancer terms
Acute
Chronic
Benign
Malignant
Disease arriving suddenly
persistent disease
non cancerous
able to spread nearby tissue
Acute
Disease arriving suddenly
Chronic
persistent disease
27 terms
Cancer Terms
sarcoma
lifestyle
ultrasound
biological risks
-occur in the middle layers of tissue... -less common, more dang…
-smoking... -being overweight... -diet
-uses sound waves to produce pictures/images of the inside of…
-genetics... -gender
sarcoma
-occur in the middle layers of tissue... -less common, more dang…
lifestyle
-smoking... -being overweight... -diet
Cancer Terms
Cancer
Hyperplasia
Anaplasia
Neoplasm
Malignant cellular neoplasm that invades other cells and spre…
Growth of large number of cells at local site, as in a neoplasm
Growth of abnormal (undifferentiated) cells, as in a neoplasm
Benign or malignant tumor or growth
Cancer
Malignant cellular neoplasm that invades other cells and spre…
Hyperplasia
Growth of large number of cells at local site, as in a neoplasm
Cancer Terms
Oncogene
Tumor Suppressor Gene
DNA Repair Gene
Benign
A gene that is mutated and can cause a normal cell to become…
A gene that protects a cell from becoming cancerous
Code for proteins that correct errors in DNA
Tumors that don't spread from their original site, but can cr…
Oncogene
A gene that is mutated and can cause a normal cell to become…
Tumor Suppressor Gene
A gene that protects a cell from becoming cancerous
Cancer Terms
adenocarcinoma
adenoma
adjuvant therapy
anaplasia
malignant tumor
benign tumor
treatment given after primary treatment to keep cancer from r…
lack of difference in neoplastic cells, sign of malignancy
adenocarcinoma
malignant tumor
adenoma
benign tumor
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
Cancer Term
Benign Tumor
Malignant tumor
Metastasis
Carcinoma
mass of essentially normal cells, can be removed by surgery.
mass of cancerous cells, some of whuch might break free and t…
the spread of cancer cells from their original site
cancer of the skin or intestinal lining
Benign Tumor
mass of essentially normal cells, can be removed by surgery.
Malignant tumor
mass of cancerous cells, some of whuch might break free and t…
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…
Cancer terms
Benign
Low grade
Radiosensitive
No metastases
Good
Good
Good; cancer degenerates in response to radiation
Good
Benign
Good
Low grade
Good
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…
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…
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…
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!!!
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…
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
13 terms
Cancer Terms
Carcinoma
Sarcoma
Tumor Markers
Radiation
Carcinoma is the most common form of cancer. Carcinoma develo…
A rare form of cancer arises from connective and supportive t…
Tumor markers are substances that are produced by tumors or t…
Fairly low to moderate doses of radiation can cause DNA damag…
Carcinoma
Carcinoma is the most common form of cancer. Carcinoma develo…
Sarcoma
A rare form of cancer arises from connective and supportive t…
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
9 terms
Cancer terms
Neoplasia
Dystrophy
Hypertrophy
Dysplasia
Increase in new cells
Disorder arising from abnormal change in cell size
Increase in size of cells
Disorder arising from abnormal change in cell number
Neoplasia
Increase in new cells
Dystrophy
Disorder arising from abnormal change in cell size
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,…
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
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
7 terms
Cancer terms
Tumor
Mestasis
Carcinoma
Sarcoma
Mass of cells that have no control of multiplications - invas…
Spreading of cells to other areas of body- form new tumors
Sheets of cells covering a surface - most common firm of cancer
Arises from connective and supportive tissues
Tumor
Mass of cells that have no control of multiplications - invas…
Mestasis
Spreading of cells to other areas of body- form new tumors
Cancer: Terms
Anorexia
Cancer
Cancer Cachexia
Carcinogens
lack of appetite
diseases characterized by uncontrolled growth of a group of a…
wasting syndrome associated with cancer
substances that can cause cancer
Anorexia
lack of appetite
Cancer
diseases characterized by uncontrolled growth of a group of a…
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