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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.
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
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…
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…
11 terms
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
15 terms
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
8 terms
Cancer terms
Cancer
Tumor/Neoplasm
Malignant
Benign
A group of diseases characterized by uncontrolled or abnormal…
The excess tissue that develops when cells in a part of the b…
A cancerous neoplasm
A neoplasm at is not cancerous
Cancer
A group of diseases characterized by uncontrolled or abnormal…
Tumor/Neoplasm
The excess tissue that develops when cells in a part of the b…
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…
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
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…
9 terms
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
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
20 terms
Cancer Terms
Tumor
Carcinoma
Sarconoma
Leukemia
abnormal growth of cells
Cancer in skin or tissues that line or cover internal organs
Cancer in bone, cartilage, fat, muscle, blood vessels, other…
Cancers in blood forming tissue like bone marrow
Tumor
abnormal growth of cells
Carcinoma
Cancer in skin or tissues that line or cover internal organs
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
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
35 terms
Cancer Terms
carcinoma
sarcoma
leukemia
lymphoma and myeloma
cancer of skin, or in tissues that line or cover internal org…
cancer of the bone, cartilage, fat, muscle, blood vessels, or…
cancer of blood-forming tissue such as the bone marrow. Cause…
cancers of the cells of the immune system.
carcinoma
cancer of skin, or in tissues that line or cover internal org…
sarcoma
cancer of the bone, cartilage, fat, muscle, blood vessels, or…
15 terms
Cancer terms
Benign
Malignant
low grade
high grade
good
bad
good
bad
Benign
good
Malignant
bad
13 terms
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
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
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…
19 terms
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…
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.
31 terms
Cancer Terms
Alopecia
anemic
benign
biopsy
alopecía
anemia
benigno
biopsia
Alopecia
alopecía
anemic
anemia
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
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…
38 terms
Cancer terms
dysphagia
odynophagia
dysguesa
hypoguesa
difficulty swallowing
painful swallowing
altered taste
decrease in taste
dysphagia
difficulty swallowing
odynophagia
painful swallowing
9 terms
Cancer terms
Biopsy
PET scan (positron emission tomography)
MRI (magnetic resonance imaging)
CT scan (computed tomography)
Sample tissues removed from suspicious area, cells are examin…
Small amount of a radioactive substance is injected which is…
Uses magnetic field and radio wave energy to make pictures of…
X-Ray machine to create 3D picture of inside of the body. Sho…
Biopsy
Sample tissues removed from suspicious area, cells are examin…
PET scan (positron emission tomography)
Small amount of a radioactive substance is injected which is…
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…
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…
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…
41 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 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…
25 terms
Cancer Terms
thrombocytopenia
titrate
tolerance
autologous
An abnormal hematologic condition in which the number of plat…
Slowly increasing the amount of drug to find the therapeutic…
A state that develops as the amount and frequency of use of a…
Something that has its origin within an individual, especiall…
thrombocytopenia
An abnormal hematologic condition in which the number of plat…
titrate
Slowly increasing the amount of drug to find the therapeutic…
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…
10 terms
Cancer terms
cancer
tumor
The reproduction or division of cells
The sequence of growth and division of…
Uncontrolled cell division and death caused by the interactio…
A mass that forms within otherwise normal tissue caused by un…
mitosis
Cell cycle
cancer
Uncontrolled cell division and death caused by the interactio…
tumor
A mass that forms within otherwise normal tissue caused by un…
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
8 terms
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
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…
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.
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
14 terms
Cancer Terms
Good News
Benign
Low Grade
Radiosensitive
Bad News
Malignant
High Grade
Radioresistant
Good News
Bad News
Benign
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…
32 terms
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
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…
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