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14 terms
Cancer Terms
Apoptosis
Cancer
Tumor
Benign Tumor
programmed cell division
uncontrolled cell division
mass of abnormal cells
abnormal cells that remain at original site
Apoptosis
programmed cell division
Cancer
uncontrolled cell division
Cancer Terms
Adenocarcinoma
Adenoma
Amelanotic
Cachexia
Malignant tumor of epithelial cells arranged in glandular pat…
Benign epithelial tumor in which the cells form glandular str…
A melanoma that contains little or no pigment
Pathologic state characterized by weight loss and anorexia th…
Adenocarcinoma
Malignant tumor of epithelial cells arranged in glandular pat…
Adenoma
Benign epithelial tumor in which the cells form glandular str…
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
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…
Cancer terms
Tumor
Benign tumor
Malignant tumor
Metastasis
An abnormal proliferation of cells that results from uncontro…
A tumor that remains within the mass.
This is a tumor that results from the uncontrolled dividing o…
This is the spread of cancer cells beyond their original site.
Tumor
An abnormal proliferation of cells that results from uncontro…
Benign tumor
A tumor that remains within the mass.
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
Emaciation, severe wasting of tissue s…
Most common way cancer metastasize is…
In Grade III tumor, cells are poorly _…
Spread of cancer cells from priary sit…
Cachexia
Lymphatic
Differentiated
Metastasis
Emaciation, severe wasting of tissue s…
Cachexia
Most common way cancer metastasize is…
Lymphatic
Cancer Terms
Cancer
Benign
Malignant
Tumor
disease caused by abnormal and uncontrolled cell proliferatio…
grow, but do not invade surrounding tissue
invade surrounding tissue
either benign or malignant mass of tissue that is not inflamm…
Cancer
disease caused by abnormal and uncontrolled cell proliferatio…
Benign
grow, but do not invade surrounding tissue
Cancer Terms
neoplasia
neoplasm
tumor
benign neoplasm
new growth or autonomous growth of tissue
the lesion resulting from neoplasia
lesion characterized by swelling or increase in size, may or…
lesions characterized by expansive growth, frequently exhibit…
neoplasia
new growth or autonomous growth of tissue
neoplasm
the lesion resulting from neoplasia
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 malignancy
adenocarcinoma
malignant tumor of epithelial tissue originating from glandul…
adenoma
benign tumor of epithelial tissue originating from glandular…
Cancer terms
Carcinoma
Sarcoma
Leukemia
Lymphoma
Epithelial cells (lungs, colon, skin)
Connective tissue (bone, muscle)
Blood
Immune
Carcinoma
Epithelial cells (lungs, colon, skin)
Sarcoma
Connective tissue (bone, muscle)
27 terms
Cancer Terms
Dysplasia
In situ
Basal lamina
Metastasis
displacement of normal cells by rapidly proliferating, possib…
latin for "in its original place." This means that, although…
this is a layer of tissue that separates different types of c…
the process of cancer cells traveling to other parts of the b…
Dysplasia
displacement of normal cells by rapidly proliferating, possib…
In situ
latin for "in its original place." This means that, although…
Cancer terms
dysplasia
in situ
basal lamina
metastasis
displacement of normal cells by rapidly proliferating, possib…
latin for in its original place. this means that, although th…
this is a layer of tissue that separates different types of c…
the process of cancer cells traveling to other parts of the b…
dysplasia
displacement of normal cells by rapidly proliferating, possib…
in situ
latin for in its original place. this means that, although th…
Cancer Terms
Benign Tumor
Malignant Tumor
Carcinoma (type of cancer)
Sarcoma (type of cancer)
cells form mass but stop growing
cells continue to divide and may metastasize (break) from ori…
in internal or external covering of the body, skin, or intest…
muscle or bone tissue
Benign Tumor
cells form mass but stop growing
Malignant Tumor
cells continue to divide and may metastasize (break) from ori…
21 terms
Cancer terms
Cancer
Carcinogen
Cytotoxic
Antineoplastic
group of diseases, which cause cells in the body to change an…
Any substance or agent that causes cancer or helps cancer grow
Any agent or process that kills cells
A substance, procedure, or measure that prevents the prolifer…
Cancer
group of diseases, which cause cells in the body to change an…
Carcinogen
Any substance or agent that causes cancer or helps cancer grow
Cancer Terms
Surgery
Carcinogen
Remission
Chemotherapy
the removal of only the tumor or the entire organ
causes cancer
all signs of cancer disappear
powerful medicines are used to destroy cancer cells
Surgery
the removal of only the tumor or the entire organ
Carcinogen
causes cancer
14 terms
Cancer Terms
negative nodes
positive nodes
surgically resectable
carcinoma vs. sarcoma
is a good term (talking about lymph nodes here, means that it…
is a bad term (talking about the lymph nodes here, means that…
a good thing
carcinoma: most common form of cancer, develops from sheets o…
negative nodes
is a good term (talking about lymph nodes here, means that it…
positive nodes
is a bad term (talking about the lymph nodes here, means that…
103 terms
Cancer Terms
Protein Kinase
Phosphoprotein
Transcription
Amino acids
Enzyme that transfers a phosphate group from ATP to a serine,…
A protein to which one or more phosphate groups have been cov…
Copying of DNA sequences into mRNA molecules
building blocks that form proteins
Protein Kinase
Enzyme that transfers a phosphate group from ATP to a serine,…
Phosphoprotein
A protein to which one or more phosphate groups have been cov…
Cancer Terms
Neoplasm
Benign
Malignant
Biopsy
swelling or enlargement. It is an autonomous new growth of ti…
grows slowly, non-spreading, non-recurrent, and not malignant.
of a bad kind, growing worse, resisting treatment and tending…
report that indicates a patient's abnormal growth is of a bad…
Neoplasm
swelling or enlargement. It is an autonomous new growth of ti…
Benign
grows slowly, non-spreading, non-recurrent, and not malignant.
12 terms
Cancer terms
good news
bad news
carcinoma
Sarcoma
benign, low-grade, radiosensitive, no metastases, well differ…
malignant, high-grade, radioresistant, metastases, poorly dif…
most common form of Carcinoma develops from sheets of cells t…
A rare form of cancer arises from connective and supportive t…
good news
benign, low-grade, radiosensitive, no metastases, well differ…
bad news
malignant, high-grade, radioresistant, metastases, poorly dif…
167 terms
Cancer Terms
Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
Acute Myelogenous Leukemia
Adenocarcinoma
Adenoma
a disease in which too many infection-fighting white blood ce…
Acute myelogenous (or myeloid) leukemia is a disease in which…
Cancer that begins in cells that line certain internal organs.
Noncancerous tumor of glandular tissue, such as the mucosa of…
Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
a disease in which too many infection-fighting white blood ce…
Acute Myelogenous Leukemia
Acute myelogenous (or myeloid) leukemia is a disease in which…
42 terms
Cancer Terms
oncologist
Malignant Vs. Benign
Carcinoma
Sarcoma
cancer specialist
evil vs. good Tumors are masses of cells that have slipped th…
Most common form of cancer. Carcinoma develops from sheets of…
A rare form of cancer arises from connective and supportive t…
oncologist
cancer specialist
Malignant Vs. Benign
evil vs. good Tumors are masses of cells that have slipped th…
96 terms
Cancer Terms
bronchoscopy
scope
colonoscopy
cystoscopy
scope inserted through the nose or mouth to examine the insid…
a procedure in which a thin, lighted tube is inserted into th…
scope inserted into the rectum to examine colon
scope inserted into the urethra to examine the bladder
bronchoscopy
scope inserted through the nose or mouth to examine the insid…
scope
a procedure in which a thin, lighted tube is inserted into th…
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…
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)
Cancer terms
Neoplasm
Benign
Malignant
Biopsy
Swelling or enlargement, new growth of tissue without a funct…
Grows slowly, non spreading, non recurrent, non malignant
Bad kind, growing worse, resisting treatment, death threatening
Report that indicates a patients abnormal growth
Neoplasm
Swelling or enlargement, new growth of tissue without a funct…
Benign
Grows slowly, non spreading, non recurrent, non malignant
8 terms
Cancer terms
Neoplasm
Benign
Malignant
Biopsy
Swelling or enlargement. An autonomous new growth of tissue w…
Grows slowly, non-spreading, non-recurrent, and not malignant
Growing worse, resisting treatment and tending or threatening…
Report that indicates a patients abnormal growth is of a bad…
Neoplasm
Swelling or enlargement. An autonomous new growth of tissue w…
Benign
Grows slowly, non-spreading, non-recurrent, and not malignant
12 terms
Cancer Terms
Benign
Malignant
Anaplasia
Invasion
-Harmless and limited in scope
-Cancer whose scope extends beyond the initial tumor... ----Char…
Loss of differentiation in cells
Movement of cells from a tumor into the surrounding tissue (e…
Benign
-Harmless and limited in scope
Malignant
-Cancer whose scope extends beyond the initial tumor... ----Char…
12 terms
cancer terms
carcinoma
benign
sarcoma
tumor
Cancer that starts in the skin or tissues that cover or line…
not cancerous
Cancer that begins in bone or soft tissues in the body
Mass of tissues that result when cells divide too much or don…
carcinoma
Cancer that starts in the skin or tissues that cover or line…
benign
not cancerous
8 terms
Cancer terms
Neoplasm
Benign
Malignant
Biopsy
Swelling or enlargement. It is an autonomous new growth of ti…
Grows slowly, non spreading, non recurrent, and 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 or enlargement. It is an autonomous new growth of ti…
Benign
Grows slowly, non spreading, non recurrent, and non malignant
7 terms
Cancer Terms
-plasia
carcino
leiomyo
myomo
formation
cancer
smooth muscle
muscle tumor
-plasia
formation
carcino
cancer
Cancer terms
Bone scan
Breast reconstruction
Cancer
Benign
Technique to create images of Bones on a computer screen or o…
Surgery to rebuild a breast's shape after a mastectomy.
Term for a group of more than 100 diseases in which abnormal…
Not cancerous, does not invade nearby tissue or spread to oth…
Bone scan
Technique to create images of Bones on a computer screen or o…
Breast reconstruction
Surgery to rebuild a breast's shape after a mastectomy.
cancer terms
tumor
benign
malignant
angiogenesis
abnormal mass of tissue from excessive cell devision
noncancerous tumor; cell grows without checkpoints for a whil…
harmful tumor; cells that grow & cannot be controlled
process of tumor turning from benign to malignant; body loses…
tumor
abnormal mass of tissue from excessive cell devision
benign
noncancerous tumor; cell grows without checkpoints for a whil…
7 terms
Cancer Terms
Alkylating
Platinum
Antimetabolites
Hypomethylating
attack DNA via lethal cross-linking of strands
Prevent DNA 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 separation during replication
20 terms
Cancer Terms
Cancer
Tumor
Cells
Metastasis
Abnormal cell growth that spreads to different parts of the b…
Mass that is formed when cells change and grow uncontrollably.
Basic units that make up the human body.
Spread of cancer from the origin to another body part.
Cancer
Abnormal cell growth that spreads to different parts of the b…
Tumor
Mass that is formed when cells change and grow uncontrollably.
10 terms
Cancer Terms
oncogene
Viral oncogene
Proto-oncogene
Tumor suppressor genes
a gene that has the potential to convert a normal cell to a c…
a viral gene responsible for the oncogenicityof the virus
cellular genes that promote the normal growth and division of…
genes that suppress or inhibit the conversion of a normal cel…
oncogene
a gene that has the potential to convert a normal cell to a c…
Viral oncogene
a viral gene responsible for the oncogenicityof the virus
21 terms
Cancer Terms
anaplasia
dysplasia
neoplasia
apoptosis
uncontrolled, rapid, unregulated cancer cell growth. Anaplast…
intermediate between normal and cancerous cell growth. As cel…
growth of new (neo) different cells that aren't supposed to e…
programmed cell death. Body uses this to rid itself of old de…
anaplasia
uncontrolled, rapid, unregulated cancer cell growth. Anaplast…
dysplasia
intermediate between normal and cancerous cell growth. As cel…
18 terms
Cancer Terms
mutat/o
carcin/o
onc/o
angi/o
to change... mutation
cancer... carcinogen
tumor, mass... oncogene
blood vessel... angiogenesis
mutat/o
to change... mutation
carcin/o
cancer... carcinogen
6 terms
Cancer terms
Apoptosis
Benign
Malignant
Oncogene
Programmed cell growth
Do not affect healthy tissue
Destroy healthy tissue and take is nutrients
High risk of being a tumor cell
Apoptosis
Programmed cell growth
Benign
Do not affect healthy tissue
7 terms
cancer terms
neoplasm
benign
maliganat
biopsy
swelling or enlargement
non spreading/grows slowly
growing worse/bad
report that indicates a patient's abnormal growth is of a bad…
neoplasm
swelling or enlargement
benign
non spreading/grows slowly
8 terms
cancer terms
neoplasm
benign
malignant
biopsy
swelling or enlargement. it is an autonomous new growth of ti…
grows slowly, non-spreading, non-recurrent, and not malignant.
of a bad kind, growing worse, resisting treatment and tending…
report that indicates a patient's abnormal growth is of a bad…
neoplasm
swelling or enlargement. it is an autonomous new growth of ti…
benign
grows slowly, non-spreading, non-recurrent, and not malignant.
40 terms
cancer terms
benign
malignant
low grade
high grade
good
bad
good
bad
benign
good
malignant
bad
52 terms
Cancer Terms
Hypertrophy
Hyperplasia
Metaplasia
Anaplasia
Increased cell size... Tissue growth caused by ENLARGING EACH CELL
Increased cell number... Tissue growth caused by INCREASING THE…
Replacement of one cell type by different cell type... Transform…
- Cell regression - loss of normal function (forms immature o…
Hypertrophy
Increased cell size... Tissue growth caused by ENLARGING EACH CELL
Hyperplasia
Increased cell number... Tissue growth caused by INCREASING THE…
30 terms
Cancer terms
Benign
Low grade
Radiosensitive
No metastases
Good news
Good news
Good news. Cancer degenerates to respond to radiation.
Good news
Benign
Good news
Low grade
Good news
Cancer terms
cancer
malignant tumor
benign tumor
angiogenesis
disease caused by an uncontrolled division of abnormal cells…
abnormal cells that are highly unstable and travel via the bl…
a tumor that is unable to spread to other areas of the body
the development of new blood vessels through the production o…
cancer
disease caused by an uncontrolled division of abnormal cells…
malignant tumor
abnormal cells that are highly unstable and travel via the bl…
Cancer Terms
biologic therapy
brachytherapy
Carcinogens
Carcinoma in situ (CIS)
treatment using biologic agents such as interferons, interleu…
radiation delivery system that means "closed" treatment and c…
agents capable of producing cellular alterations leading to t…
a lesion with all the histologic features of cancer except in…
biologic therapy
treatment using biologic agents such as interferons, interleu…
brachytherapy
radiation delivery system that means "closed" treatment and c…
36 terms
Cancer Terms
Cancer
Mutation
Tumor
Benign
out-of-control growth of abnormal cells that may outlive norm…
an abnormal change in genetic material
a grouping of abnormal growth of cells
non-cancerous growth
Cancer
out-of-control growth of abnormal cells that may outlive norm…
Mutation
an abnormal change in genetic material
18 terms
Cancer Terms
carcinoma
Sarcoma
benign
malignant
most common form of cancer, develops from sheets of cells tha…
rare form of cancer, in connective and supporting tissues (bo…
good
bad
carcinoma
most common form of cancer, develops from sheets of cells tha…
Sarcoma
rare form of cancer, in connective and supporting tissues (bo…
27 terms
Cancer Terms
Rhythm
Rhythm Internal/End
End Stop
Enjambment
the systematic arrangement of musical sounds, principally acc…
is rhyme that occurs within a single line of verse, or betwee…
occurs when a line of poetry ends with a period or definite p…
the continuation of a sentence without a pause beyond the end…
Rhythm
the systematic arrangement of musical sounds, principally acc…
Rhythm Internal/End
is rhyme that occurs within a single line of verse, or betwee…
15 terms
Cancer Terms
Benign
Malignant
Carcinoma
Sarcoma
Tumors that are slow growing and do not metastasize
Fast growing and metastasize
Develop in sheets of cells that cover a surface or line a bod…
Arises from the connective and supportive tissues such as bon…
Benign
Tumors that are slow growing and do not metastasize
Malignant
Fast growing and metastasize
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