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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…
25 terms
Cancer Terms
Lobo
Emesis
Contra
Iasis
Section
Vomiting
Against, counter
Condition
Lobo
Section
Emesis
Vomiting
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
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…
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
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…
CANCER terms
Carcinoma
Sarcoma
Melanoma
Myeloma
epithelial tissue
connective, muscle & bone
pigmented cells
plasma cells
Carcinoma
epithelial tissue
Sarcoma
connective, muscle & bone
Cancer terms
Biopsy
Cancer
Diagnosis
Growth
A test where a piece of tissue {a group of cells} is taken fr…
Over 100 diseases where cells that are not normal grow and di…
It is based on tests and doctor's experience and knowledge
Any tumor, whether it is benign {not cancer} or malignant can…
Biopsy
A test where a piece of tissue {a group of cells} is taken fr…
Cancer
Over 100 diseases where cells that are not normal grow and di…
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
15 terms
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 down food t…
cancer
a group of diseases involving the uncontrolled growth and spr…
tumor
An abnormal mass of tissue
Cancer Terms
Apoptis
Benign
Biopsy
Cancer
Self destruction of a cell
A tumor that does not metastasize
Removing a sample of tissue flot test for cancerous cells
General term for more than 100 diseases that are characterize…
Apoptis
Self destruction of a cell
Benign
A tumor that does not metastasize
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
19 terms
Cancer terms
Benign
Germ cell/Gamete
Malignant
Metastasize
Having no dangerous effect on health , especially referring t…
生殖细胞,受精卵;配子
Cancerous tumor in which cells break away and spread to other…
To spread by transferring a disease-causing agent from the si…
Benign
Having no dangerous effect on health , especially referring t…
Germ cell/Gamete
生殖细胞,受精卵;配子
Cancer terms
Adenocarcinoma
Benign
Cancer
Carcinogen
Tumor from glandular epithelial tissue
Encapsulated growth, localized, slow growing
Cells loose normal growth controlling mechanism
Cause neoplasticism change in normal cells
Adenocarcinoma
Tumor from glandular epithelial tissue
Benign
Encapsulated growth, localized, slow growing
8 terms
Cancer Terms
benign tumor
malignant tumor
metastasis
carcinomas
tumor that is no longer growing and will no longer spread
A tumor that tends to spread to other parts of the body.
the spread of cancer cells throughout the body
cancer that originates in the external or internal coverings…
benign tumor
tumor that is no longer growing and will no longer spread
malignant tumor
A tumor that tends to spread to other parts of the body.
5 terms
Cancer Terms
hyperplasia
metasplasia
dysplasia
anaplasia
increase in number of cells
conversion of one type of mature cell into another type of cell
bizarre cell growth
lack normal cell characteristics, shape, and organization (mo…
hyperplasia
increase in number of cells
metasplasia
conversion of one type of mature cell into another type of cell
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…
Cancer terms
Metastasis
Angiogenesis
Biopsy
Tumor
The spreading of cancer cells
Process of a tumor turning from Benign (noncancerous tumors)…
Removal of tissue, cells, or fluids from someone's body in or…
Abnormal mass of tissue from excessive cell division
Metastasis
The spreading of cancer cells
Angiogenesis
Process of a tumor turning from Benign (noncancerous tumors)…
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.
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
Cancer terms
Hyperplasia
dysplasia
anaplasia
pleomorphism
accumulate of number of cells
disorder growth and disorder structure
Lacks the tissue of origin feature
variation in size and shape of cells and nuclei
Hyperplasia
accumulate of number of cells
dysplasia
disorder growth and disorder structure
Cancer terms
Carcinoma
Sarcoma
Lymphoma
Leukemia
cancers developed from epithelial cells
cancers coming from connective tissue like bone, cartilage, f…
blood cell cancers derived from lymphatic cells
blood cell cancers derived from bone marrow resulting in high…
Carcinoma
cancers developed from epithelial cells
Sarcoma
cancers coming from connective tissue like bone, cartilage, f…
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…
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…
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
5 terms
Cancer Terms
Hyperplasia
Dedifferentiation
Invasiveness
Angiogenesis
the uncontrollable cell divison
cells become unspecialized
cells will break through barriers to affect other types of ce…
cancer cells induce the growth of blood vessels, which will t…
Hyperplasia
the uncontrollable cell divison
Dedifferentiation
cells become unspecialized
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…
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
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…
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
genes that regulate cell birth/death
abnormal cells that fail to regulate c…
gene for DNA repair
gene that inhibits apoptosis
social control genes
tumors
BRCA 1/2
Bcl-2
genes that regulate cell birth/death
social control genes
abnormal cells that fail to regulate c…
tumors
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…
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…
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…
12 terms
Cancer terms
Carcinoma
benign
sarcoma
tumor
cancer that begins in the skin or tissues that line or cover…
non-cancerous tumor that may grow but doesn't spread to other…
type of cancer in bone or soft tissues of the body
an abnormal mass of tissue that results when cells divide mor…
Carcinoma
cancer that begins in the skin or tissues that line or cover…
benign
non-cancerous tumor that may grow but doesn't spread to other…
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
Tumor Markers
Radiation
Radiosensitive
Radioresistent
Substances that are produced by tumors or the body's response…
Destroy cancerous cells
Cancer degenerates
Cancer may have a partial response or doesn't respond at all
Tumor Markers
Substances that are produced by tumors or the body's response…
Radiation
Destroy cancerous cells
Cancer Terms
Radiotherapy
Benign
Chemotherapy
Metastasis
the use of radiation in the treatment of cancer and other dis…
relatively harmless, nonmalignant tumors that do not spread
use of chemicals to treat illness
process by which cancer spreads to distant sites
Radiotherapy
the use of radiation in the treatment of cancer and other dis…
Benign
relatively harmless, nonmalignant tumors that do not spread
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…
12 terms
Cancer terms
Tumor
Benign
Mailgnant
angiogenesis
a swelling of a part of the body, generally without inflammat…
(of a disease) not harmful in effect: in particular, (of a tu…
of a disease) very virulent or infectious.
the development of new blood vessels.
Tumor
a swelling of a part of the body, generally without inflammat…
Benign
(of a disease) not harmful in effect: in particular, (of a tu…
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
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 malignan…
adenocarcinoma
malignant tumor of epithelial tissue originating from glandul…
adenoma
benign tumor of epithelial tissue originating from glandular…
20 terms
Cancer Terms
Adenocarcinoma
Squamous cell/epidermoid carcinoma
Hepatocellular carcinoma
Leiomyosarcoma
Glandular/ductal epithelium
Squamous epithelium
Liver
Smooth muscle
Adenocarcinoma
Glandular/ductal epithelium
Squamous cell/epidermoid carcinoma
Squamous epithelium
10 terms
CANCER TERMS
P53/checkpoint 1
MAD/checkpoint 2
BRCA1/Checkpoint 3
Oncogenes
sense DNA damage and can stop the cell/checks to see if the c…
allows mitosis to occur even though the cells may have abnorm…
functions to suppress tumor formation in tissue/checks to mak…
growth stimulating gene, produces proteins, cancer is when th…
P53/checkpoint 1
sense DNA damage and can stop the cell/checks to see if the c…
MAD/checkpoint 2
allows mitosis to occur even though the cells may have abnorm…
Cancer terms
Benign
Malignant
low grade
high grade
good
bad
good
bad
Benign
good
Malignant
bad
8 terms
Cancer Terms
malignant
metastasis
carcinoma
sarcoma
cancer that can spread
The spread of cancer cells beyond their original site
a malignant tumor that occurs in epithelial tissue
Cancer of the supportive tissues, such as bone, cartilage, an…
malignant
cancer that can spread
metastasis
The spread of cancer cells beyond their original site
12 terms
Cancer terms
Tumor
Malignant
Metastasis
Parcinigin
A mass of cells
Cancerous tumor that may spread
The process of cancerous cells spreading through blood or lymph
Cancer causing agents
Tumor
A mass of cells
Malignant
Cancerous tumor that may spread
25 terms
Cancer Terms
Hamartoma
Choristoma
Fibroma
Cystadenoma
Benign tumor... Normal tissue cells grow into disorganized mass
Benign tumor... Organized tissue growing in wrong place
Mesenchymal Tumor
Epithelial Tumor
Hamartoma
Benign tumor... Normal tissue cells grow into disorganized mass
Choristoma
Benign tumor... Organized tissue growing in wrong place
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…
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