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34 terms
Cancer Terms
Neoplasm
Anaplasia
proliferation
differentiation
abnormal lesion (tumor)
poorly differentiated cells
process of increasing cell # by cell division
orderly process which proliferating cells develop into more s…
Neoplasm
abnormal lesion (tumor)
Anaplasia
poorly differentiated cells
38 terms
Cancer Terms
Metastasis
Dysplasia
Leukoplakia
Stomatitis
occurs when cancer cells move from the primary location by br…
cells that look abnormal under a microscope but are not cancer
white, patchy lesions (pre-cancerous)
inflammation or irritation of the mucous membranes in the mouth
Metastasis
occurs when cancer cells move from the primary location by br…
Dysplasia
cells that look abnormal under a microscope but are not cancer
cancer terms
carcinoma
sarcoma
T.N.M.
radiosensitive
cancerous cells that layer a surface or gland
cancerous cells from supportive and connective tissues
size; lymph node spread; metastasized
cancer degenerates with treatment
carcinoma
cancerous cells that layer a surface or gland
sarcoma
cancerous cells from supportive and connective tissues
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…
15 terms
Cancer terms
Benign
Malignant
Anaplasia
Carcinoma
Usually encapsulated and well differentiated. Dont invade lym…
Rapid growth rate. Loss of differentiation and absence of nor…
Loss of cellular differentiation, irregularities of size and…
Cancers of epithelial tissues
Benign
Usually encapsulated and well differentiated. Dont invade lym…
Malignant
Rapid growth rate. Loss of differentiation and absence of nor…
11 terms
Cancer Terms
Carcinoma
Sarcoma
T indicates
N
Develops from sheets of cells that cover a surface or line a…
Rare form of cancer arises from connective and supportive tis…
size of tumor
whether the cancer has spread into lymph nodes
Carcinoma
Develops from sheets of cells that cover a surface or line a…
Sarcoma
Rare form of cancer arises from connective and supportive tis…
14 terms
Cancer terms
Cancer
Carcinoma
Sarcoma
Lymphoma
Collection of disorders hat share a common feature of uncontr…
Tumors of epithelial tissue
Tumors of connective tissue
Tumors of lymphatic tissue
Cancer
Collection of disorders hat share a common feature of uncontr…
Carcinoma
Tumors of epithelial tissue
Cancer Terms
tumor
benign
malignant
metastasis
group of cells that divide uncontrollably
harmless... - benign tumors can be harmful if they are pressing…
cancerous... -the cells can do things that others can't. -> can…
cancer that can travel through the blood stream
tumor
group of cells that divide uncontrollably
benign
harmless... - benign tumors can be harmful if they are pressing…
11 terms
Cancer terms
tumor markers
radiation
radiosensitive
radioresistant
substances produced by tumors. useful in detection and respon…
cancer destroying agent
cancer degenerates in response to radiation
cancer may have a partial response or doesn't respond at all
tumor markers
substances produced by tumors. useful in detection and respon…
radiation
cancer destroying agent
20 terms
cancer terms
Cancer/o
Carcin/o
carcinoma
Eti/o
cancer
carcinoma
cancerous tissue
Cause (of disease)
Cancer/o
cancer
Carcin/o
carcinoma
20 terms
Cancer Terms
Cancer
Tumor
Benign
Malignant
a disease in which abnormal cells divide without the usual re…
a mass of tissue that results from excess cell division
a tumor that does not spread to other parts of the body (not…
a tumor that is capable of spreading through the body
Cancer
a disease in which abnormal cells divide without the usual re…
Tumor
a mass of tissue that results from excess cell division
31 terms
Cancer Key Terms
Aneuploidy
Apoptosis
Benign
Benign Tumor Cells
Abnormal chromosomes
Programmed cell death
Altered cell growth that is harmless and does not require int…
Normal cells growing in the wrong place or at the wrong time
Aneuploidy
Abnormal chromosomes
Apoptosis
Programmed cell death
cancer terms
Muttation
in vitro
fibrosarcoma
replication of cell
change in genetic material of a cell
in glass, an experiment performed in a laboratory with chemic…
malignant tumor of fibrous tissue
mitosis
Muttation
change in genetic material of a cell
in vitro
in glass, an experiment performed in a laboratory with chemic…
38 terms
Cancer Terms
apoptosis
metastasis
breast adenocarcinoma
osteosarcoma
programmed cellular suicide
spreading to distant sites
breast cancer
bone cancer
apoptosis
programmed cellular suicide
metastasis
spreading to distant sites
Cancer Terms
Acute
Chronic
Benign
Malignant
Refers to symptoms that start and worsen quickly but do not l…
Refers to a disease or condition that persists, often slowly,…
Refers to a tumor that is not cancerous. The tumor does not u…
Refers to a tumor that is cancerous. It may invade nearby hea…
Acute
Refers to symptoms that start and worsen quickly but do not l…
Chronic
Refers to a disease or condition that persists, often slowly,…
Cancer Terms
Acute
Chronic
Benign
Malignant
Symptoms or signs that begin and worsen quickly; not chronic.
A disease or condition that persists or progresses over a lon…
Not cancerous. Benign tumors may grow larger but do not sprea…
Cancerous. Malignant cells can invade and destroy nearby tiss…
Acute
Symptoms or signs that begin and worsen quickly; not chronic.
Chronic
A disease or condition that persists or progresses over a lon…
CANCER TERMS
GOOD
BAD
tumor markers
fractionation
Benign, low grade, radiosensitive, no messtases, well differe…
malignant (invasive- spread to other organs and travel to oth…
produced by tumors or the body's response to presence of a tu…
treatment radiation dose is broken down into multiple exposur…
GOOD
Benign, low grade, radiosensitive, no messtases, well differe…
BAD
malignant (invasive- spread to other organs and travel to oth…
Cancer terms
Carcinoma
Sarcoma
Chondroma
Lymphoma
Organ
Connective tissue
Cartilage
Lymphatic tissue
Carcinoma
Organ
Sarcoma
Connective tissue
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…
Cancer Terms
Metastatic Tumor
Benign Tumor
Tumor Suppressor Genes
Oncogenes
A growth that is starting to shed cells and spreading through…
A growth that is not spreading throughout the body
Cell cycle genes that inhibit abnormal cell division
When a growth factor that has mutated to cause cancer
Metastatic Tumor
A growth that is starting to shed cells and spreading through…
Benign Tumor
A growth that is not spreading throughout the body
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…
30 terms
CANCER TERMS
MUTATION
IN VITRO
CARCINOMA IN SITU
PROTOCOL
CHANGE IN GENETIC MATERIAL OF A CELL
IN GLASS; AN EXPERIMENT PERFORMED IN A LABORATORY WITH CHEMIC…
LOCALIZED GROWTH OF CELLS
PLAN FOR TREATMENT
MUTATION
CHANGE IN GENETIC MATERIAL OF A CELL
IN VITRO
IN GLASS; AN EXPERIMENT PERFORMED IN A LABORATORY WITH CHEMIC…
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
45 terms
terms for cancer
driver gene
passenger gene
natural selection and tumors
circulating tumor dna advantages
mutation creating an allele that is advantageous for the cell…
mutation that confers no selective advantage on a cell carryi…
Random mutation occurs confer advantageous survival/growth tr…
can be used to predict clinical relapse... sequenced across comm…
driver gene
mutation creating an allele that is advantageous for the cell…
passenger gene
mutation that confers no selective advantage on a cell carryi…
9 terms
Cancer terms
cancer
tumor
benign
malignant
is a disease that occurs when abnormal cells multiply out of…
is a group of abnormal cells that form a mass
not cancerous and cannot spread
cancerous
cancer
is a disease that occurs when abnormal cells multiply out of…
tumor
is a group of abnormal cells that form a mass
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
56 terms
Cancer Terms
aden/o
bi/o
carcin/o
chem
gland
life, two
cancerous
chemical
aden/o
gland
bi/o
life, two
Cancer terms
cancer
tumor
benign
malignant
a desease that occurs when abnormal cells multiply
A group of abnormal cells that form a mass
tumors that are not cancerous and do not spread
tumors that are cancerous
cancer
a desease that occurs when abnormal cells multiply
tumor
A group of abnormal cells that form a mass
Cancer Terms
neoplasm
cancer
malignant tumor
differentiation
...
...
...
...
neoplasm
...
cancer
...
31 terms
Cancer Terms
Cancer
Oncology
Tumor
Benign
Disease in which abnormal cells divide without the usual cont…
The study of cancer
A mass of tissue that results from excessive cell division
Non-cancerous tumor that doesn't spread to other parts of the…
Cancer
Disease in which abnormal cells divide without the usual cont…
Oncology
The study of cancer
17 terms
Cancer Terms
Cell Cycle
Interphase
Mitosis
Prophase
The series of changes a cell goes through from the time it is…
The cell grows and carries on its usual metabolic activities…
Division of the nucleus, occurs first in cell division. Forma…
Chromatin condenses to chromosomes- made of 2 chromatid -he…
Cell Cycle
The series of changes a cell goes through from the time it is…
Interphase
The cell grows and carries on its usual metabolic activities…
20 terms
cancer terms
Cancer/o
Carcin/o
carcinoma
Eti/o
cancer
carcinoma
cancerous tissue
Cause (of disease)
Cancer/o
cancer
Carcin/o
carcinoma
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
Cancer terms
Anaplastic
Angiogenesis
Biopsy
Carcinogen
Abnormal tissue
Formation.new growth of blood vessels
Removing a small piece of tissue for microscopic examination
Cancer causing agent or substance
Anaplastic
Abnormal tissue
Angiogenesis
Formation.new growth of blood vessels
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…
56 terms
cancer terms
Un quiste
Una mancha
Una llaga
Metástasis
Cyst
A spot
A lesion
Metastasis
Un quiste
Cyst
Una mancha
A spot
Cancer Terms
Has limited division, is specific, and…
Has rapid and continuous division
Spends most of it's time in mitosis
Adheres together, and has contact inhi…
normal cell
cancer cell
Cancer cell
normal cell
Has limited division, is specific, and…
normal cell
Has rapid and continuous division
cancer cell
Cancer terms
Benign
Low grade
Radiosensitive
No metastases
Good
Good
Good
Good
Benign
Good
Low grade
Good
Cancer Terms
anemic
benign
bone marrow
cancer
anemia
benigno
médula ósea
cáncer
anemic
anemia
benign
benigno
Cancer terms
Benign
Benign tumor
Biopsy
Bone marrow
Not cancerous
Noncancerous growth that does not spread
Removal of cells or tissue to check for cancer
Spongy tissue that produces blood cells
Benign
Not cancerous
Benign tumor
Noncancerous growth that does not spread
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…
31 terms
Cancer Terms
Alopecia
anemic
benign
biopsy
alopecía
anemia
benigno
biopsia
Alopecia
alopecía
anemic
anemia
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…
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…
14 terms
Cancer Terms
Good News
Benign
Low Grade
Radiosensitive
Bad News
Malignant
High Grade
Radioresistant
Good News
Bad News
Benign
Malignant
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
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…
26 terms
cancer terms
good
good
good
good
benign
low grade
radiosensitive
no metastases
good
benign
good
low grade
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