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9 terms
Cancer Terms
Malignant tumors
Benign
Carcinoma
Sarcoma
Malignant tumors, cancers, are life-threatening because they…
Not life threatening, fake
Carcinoma is the most common form of cancer. Carcinoma develo…
A rare form of cancer arises from connective and supportive t…
Malignant tumors
Malignant tumors, cancers, are life-threatening because they…
Benign
Not life threatening, fake
65 terms
Cancer Terms
adenocarcinoma
Adenoma
Adjuvant therapy
Anaplasia
malignant tumor of epithelial tissue originating from glandul…
benign tumor of epithelial tissue originating from glandular…
treatment given after primary treatment to keep cancer from r…
lack of differentiation in neoplastic cells; sign of malignac…
adenocarcinoma
malignant tumor of epithelial tissue originating from glandul…
Adenoma
benign tumor of epithelial tissue originating from glandular…
14 terms
cancer terms
angiogenesis
apoptosis
biopsy
cancer
new blood vessel growth
Programmed cell death by p53 gene
the removal for diagnostic study of a piece of tissue from a…
Any malignant growth or tumor caused by abnormal and uncontro…
angiogenesis
new blood vessel growth
apoptosis
Programmed cell death by p53 gene
19 terms
Cancer Terms
benign
biopsy
cancer
carcinogenic
not harmful in effect, not malignant, description of a tumor…
an examination of tissue removed from a living body to discov…
the disease caused by an uncontrolled division of abnormal ce…
having the potential to cause cancer
benign
not harmful in effect, not malignant, description of a tumor…
biopsy
an examination of tissue removed from a living body to discov…
22 terms
Cancer terms
Tumor
Neoplasm
Benign
Malignant neoplasm
Lump, mass, or swelling
Abnormal mass of tissue
Harmless, non invading mass that does occupy space
Harmful mass capable of invasion of other tissues
Tumor
Lump, mass, or swelling
Neoplasm
Abnormal mass of tissue
Cancer Terms
basal cell carcinoma
acute lymphocytic leukemia
Burkitt lymphoma
chronic lymphocytic leukemia
Cancer that begins in the lower part of the epidermis (the ou…
A type of leukemia (blood cancer) that comes on quickly and i…
An aggressive (fast-growing) type of B-cell non-Hodgkin lymph…
An indolent (slow-growing) cancer in which too many immature…
basal cell carcinoma
Cancer that begins in the lower part of the epidermis (the ou…
acute lymphocytic leukemia
A type of leukemia (blood cancer) that comes on quickly and i…
11 terms
Cancer terms
Oncology
Metastasis
Proto-Oncogenes
oncogenes
the study of cancer
cells can break through tissue barries
start cell cycle genes. these are dominant. growth factor, re…
cancerous gene. allows cell cycle to go faster
Oncology
the study of cancer
Metastasis
cells can break through tissue barries
Cancer terms
Alopecia
Anaplasia
Angiogenesis
Apoptosis
Hair loss
Cells grow abnormally. These are usually malignant
The growth of new blood vessels that allows the cancer cells…
Program cell death
Alopecia
Hair loss
Anaplasia
Cells grow abnormally. These are usually malignant
19 terms
Cancer Terms
Good News
Bad News
Malignant (evil)
benign (good)
Benign, Low Grade, Radiosensitive, No metastases, well differ…
Malignant, high grade, radioresistant, metastases, poorly dif…
life-threatening because they are invasive (spread to surroun…
...
Good News
Benign, Low Grade, Radiosensitive, No metastases, well differ…
Bad News
Malignant, high grade, radioresistant, metastases, poorly dif…
15 terms
cancer terms
oncagenes
tumor supressor genes
CYT P-45
HIF-1alpha ... hypoxic inducing factor
gain of function mutations... dominant fason... cause cancer by inc…
loss of function mutations... recessive fason ... lead to loss of c…
ames test.... liver extract naturally oxidizes -
released by hypoxic cells
oncagenes
gain of function mutations... dominant fason... cause cancer by inc…
tumor supressor genes
loss of function mutations... recessive fason ... lead to loss of c…
54 terms
Cancer terms
Oncogene
Pedigrees
Phenotype
Plasmin
A gene who's action promotes cell proliferation. Oncogenes ar…
Sample diagrams of a families particular trait or disease has…
The observable properties of an organism that are produced by…
A type of Proteinase
Oncogene
A gene who's action promotes cell proliferation. Oncogenes ar…
Pedigrees
Sample diagrams of a families particular trait or disease has…
27 terms
Cancer Terms
Carinoma
Sarcomas
Adenocardinoma
-oma
malignant cancer of epithelial cells... Represents 85% of cancer
malignant cancer of mesoderm (middle layer, muscle cells and…
cancer of glandular tissue... Ie) ovaries
benign
Carinoma
malignant cancer of epithelial cells... Represents 85% of cancer
Sarcomas
malignant cancer of mesoderm (middle layer, muscle cells and…
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
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
20 terms
Cancer terms
Cytology
Ultrasounds
Chemotherapy
Benign
The study of the formation , structure , and function of cells
Imaging of deep body structures, resurting record is called a…
Treatment that uses drugs in combinations to select effective…
Noncancerous tumor that can cause problems through pressure o…
Cytology
The study of the formation , structure , and function of cells
Ultrasounds
Imaging of deep body structures, resurting record is called a…
16 terms
Cancer terms
Benign (good)
Low grade (good)
Radiosensitive (good)
No metastases (good)
Malignant (bad)
High grade (bad)
Radioresistant (bad)
Metastases (bad)
Benign (good)
Malignant (bad)
Low grade (good)
High grade (bad)
29 terms
cancer terms
lump
rash
swelling
trauma
redness, warmth, swelling
aczema or other drmatitis rarely strat at the nipple unless i…
-menstrual period... -pregnancy... -breastfeeding
lump from an injury is due to ... -local hematoma... -edema
lump
redness, warmth, swelling
rash
aczema or other drmatitis rarely strat at the nipple unless i…
56 terms
Cancer Terms
aden/o
bi/o
carcin/o
chem
gland
life, two
cancerous
chemical
aden/o
gland
bi/o
life, two
33 terms
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
51 terms
Cancer Terms
neoplasm
cancer
malignant tumor
differentiation
...
...
...
...
neoplasm
...
cancer
...
26 terms
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
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…
12 terms
Cancer Terms
acute
chronic
benign
malignant
symptoms or signs that begin to worsen quickly
having had a disease that progresses over a long
not cancerous (often refers to a tumor)
cancerous (often cells that invade and destroy nearby tissue…
acute
symptoms or signs that begin to worsen quickly
chronic
having had a disease that progresses over a long
Cancer Terms
Good News
Bad News
Malignant tumors
Carcinoma
benign, low grade, radiosensitive, no metastases, well differ…
malignant, high grade, radioresistant, metastases, poor diffe…
life-threatening, invasive (spread to surrounding organs and…
most common form of cancer, develops from sheets of cells tha…
Good News
benign, low grade, radiosensitive, no metastases, well differ…
Bad News
malignant, high grade, radioresistant, metastases, poor diffe…
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
10 terms
Cancer terms
Tumor
Cancer can be treated by...
Mutation
Cancer
Is a mass of abnormal cells that develops when cancerous cell…
Surgery, radiation, and drugs
A chance in DNA
Disease in which cells grow and divide uncontrollably. Cause…
Tumor
Is a mass of abnormal cells that develops when cancerous cell…
Cancer can be treated by...
Surgery, radiation, and drugs
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
59 terms
Cancer Terms
Adenocarcinoma
Adenoma
adjuvant therapy
anaplasia
Malignant tumor of epithelial tissue originating from glandul…
Benign tumor of epithelial tissue originating from glandular…
Treatment given after primary treatment to keep cancer from r…
Lack of differentiation in neoplastic cells, sign of malignan…
Adenocarcinoma
Malignant tumor of epithelial tissue originating from glandul…
Adenoma
Benign tumor of epithelial tissue originating from glandular…
Cancer terms
Epstein-Barr virus
Hep b or c virus
HPV
mutation
Lymphocyte cancer
Liver cancer
Cervical, anal, penile, throat, vaginal cancer
sequence is changed, function changed
Epstein-Barr virus
Lymphocyte cancer
Hep b or c virus
Liver cancer
33 terms
Cancer terms
metastasize
malignant tumors
mutations
oncogenes
the ability of cancer cells to spread from where they develop…
masses of cancer cells that invade body tissues and interfere…
changes in genes or chromosomes; damaged genes
tumor genes that manufacture altered proteins that speed cell…
metastasize
the ability of cancer cells to spread from where they develop…
malignant tumors
masses of cancer cells that invade body tissues and interfere…
Cancer terms
Benign
Low grade
Radiosensitive
No metastases
Good
Good
Good
Good
Benign
Good
Low grade
Good
9 terms
Cancer terms
Oncology is: ... And oncologist is:
Remission
Relapse
Mutation
The study of or trearment of tumors/cancer... A medicsl professi…
A temporary recovery from a disease (where cancer is temporar…
To become worse In a state of health after an improvement
Abnormal change in genetic material
Oncology is: ... And oncologist is:
The study of or trearment of tumors/cancer... A medicsl professi…
Remission
A temporary recovery from a disease (where cancer is temporar…
56 terms
cancer terms
Un quiste
Una mancha
Una llaga
Metástasis
Cyst
A spot
A lesion
Metastasis
Un quiste
Cyst
Una mancha
A spot
11 terms
Cancer Terms
anemic
benign
bone marrow
cancer
anemia
benigno
médula ósea
cáncer
anemic
anemia
benign
benigno
34 terms
Cancer Terms
Acute lymphoblastic leukemia
Acute myeloid leukemia
Apoptosis
Carcinogen
a variant of white blood cell cancer that affects the lymphoi…
a variant of white blood cell cancer that affects the myeloid…
the regulated process of cell death that occurs in most cells…
a cancer-causing or cancer-inciting agent
Acute lymphoblastic leukemia
a variant of white blood cell cancer that affects the lymphoi…
Acute myeloid leukemia
a variant of white blood cell cancer that affects the myeloid…
23 terms
Cancer Terms
Good news
Bad news
Malignant vs. Benign
Carcinoma
Benign, low grade, radiosensitive, no metastases, well differ…
malignant, high grade, radio resistant, metastases, poorly di…
Tumors are masses of cells that have slipped the bonds of con…
most common form of cancer. develops from sheets of cells tha…
Good news
Benign, low grade, radiosensitive, no metastases, well differ…
Bad news
malignant, high grade, radio resistant, metastases, poorly di…
32 terms
Cancer terms
Hypertrophy
Mechanism of hypertrophy
Example of hypertrophy
Hyperplasia
Increase in size of cells with no increase in number
Increase in protein production in response to mechanical stre…
Skeletal muscle cells respond to increased workload by increa…
Increase in the number of cells
Hypertrophy
Increase in size of cells with no increase in number
Mechanism of hypertrophy
Increase in protein production in response to mechanical stre…
8 terms
cancer terms
benign
benign tumor
biopsy
bone marrow
not cancerous
noncancerous growth that does not spread to other parts of th…
removal of a sample of cells or tissue which is then examined
soft, spongy tissue in the center of large bones that produce…
benign
not cancerous
benign tumor
noncancerous growth that does not spread to other parts of th…
12 terms
cancer terms
Angiogenesis
biopsy
cancer
carcinogen
formation and development of blood vessles
piece of tissue removed from a living body
malignant growth resulting from uncontrolled cell divishion
a substance or agent that tends to produce cancer
Angiogenesis
formation and development of blood vessles
biopsy
piece of tissue removed from a living body
24 terms
Cancer Terms
Antineoplastic
Apoptosis
Benign
Cancer
Acting to prevent, inhibit, or halt the development of a neop…
Programmed cell death.
Noncancerous; a term applied to a growth that does not spread…
A disease state in which abnormal cells divide without contro…
Antineoplastic
Acting to prevent, inhibit, or halt the development of a neop…
Apoptosis
Programmed cell death.
8 terms
Cancer terms
Contact inhibition
Apoptosis
Malignant tumour
Benign tumour
When cells stop growing because there are too many and stops…
Controlled death of a cell that is no longer useful
Cancerous, very harmful
Non cancerous
Contact inhibition
When cells stop growing because there are too many and stops…
Apoptosis
Controlled death of a cell that is no longer useful
23 terms
Cancer Terms
cancer
tumor
benign tumor
malignant tumor
abnormal uncontrolled multiplication of cells
a mass of tissue that serves no physiological purpose; also c…
a tumor that is not cancerous
a tumor that is cancerous
cancer
abnormal uncontrolled multiplication of cells
tumor
a mass of tissue that serves no physiological purpose; also c…
65 terms
cancer terms
adenocarcinoma
adenoma
adjuvant therapy
anaplasia
malignant tumor of epithelial tissue origination from glandul…
benign tumor of epithelial tissue originating rom glandular c…
treatment given after primary treatment to keep cancer from r…
lack of differentiation in neoplastic cells, sign of malignancy
adenocarcinoma
malignant tumor of epithelial tissue origination from glandul…
adenoma
benign tumor of epithelial tissue originating rom glandular c…
44 terms
Cancer Terms
Remission
myelosuppression
palliation
lupectomy
a decrease in or disappearance of signs and symptoms of cancer
bone marrow suppression leading to decreased count of RBC, WB…
care given to patients to improve the quality of life and is…
removal of cancerous tissue only, not the entire or partial b…
Remission
a decrease in or disappearance of signs and symptoms of cancer
myelosuppression
bone marrow suppression leading to decreased count of RBC, WB…
63 terms
Cancer Terms
cancer
carcinoma
sarcoma
leukemia
a malignant tumor of potentially unlimited growth that expand…
cancer of skin or in tissues that line or cover internal organs
cancer of the bone, cartilage, fat, muscle, blood vessels, or…
cancer of blood-forming tissue such as the bone marrow. Cause…
cancer
a malignant tumor of potentially unlimited growth that expand…
carcinoma
cancer of skin or in tissues that line or cover internal organs
14 terms
Cancer terms
Neoplasm
Benign
Malignant
Metastasis
Abnormal growth, cell multiplication uncontrolled.
Not malignant, not recurrent, favorable for recovery
Threatening to life, tending to metastasize, cancerous
Transmission of cancerous cells from one site to one or more…
Neoplasm
Abnormal growth, cell multiplication uncontrolled.
Benign
Not malignant, not recurrent, favorable for recovery
22 terms
Cancer Terms
Anaplastic
Angiosarcoma
Asymptomatic
Basal cell
Term used to describe cancer cells that divide rapidly and be…
Type of cancer that begins in the lining of blood or lymph ve…
Presenting no signs or symptoms of disease
Small, round cell found in the lower part, or base, of the ep…
Anaplastic
Term used to describe cancer cells that divide rapidly and be…
Angiosarcoma
Type of cancer that begins in the lining of blood or lymph ve…
44 terms
Cancer Terms
Acute
Benign
Biopsy
Bone marrow
refers to symptoms that start and worsen quickly but do not l…
a tumor that is not cancerous; tumor does not usually invade…
the removal of a small amount of tissue for examination under…
soft, spongy tissue found in the center of large bones where…
Acute
refers to symptoms that start and worsen quickly but do not l…
Benign
a tumor that is not cancerous; tumor does not usually invade…
20 terms
cancer terms
sepsis
thrombotic events
progression
hypercalcemia of malignancy
fever, neutropenia , cough ,dysuria
pain, swelling of extremity, sob, cough
increased pain, abd pain, wt loss, palpable lymph nodes, weak…
high serum ca, msucle weakness, dehydration, renal insuf, hyp…
sepsis
fever, neutropenia , cough ,dysuria
thrombotic events
pain, swelling of extremity, sob, cough
13 terms
Cancer Terms
Cancer
carcinogens
Mutagenes
The study of cancer
when cells divide out of control
cancer-causing agents (cigarettes, radiation, poor diet, viru…
attack the DNA and cause mutations
oncology
Cancer
when cells divide out of control
carcinogens
cancer-causing agents (cigarettes, radiation, poor diet, viru…
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