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10 terms
cancer terms
angiogenesis
biopsy
cancer
carcinogen
the formation of blood vessels that support and feed tumors
removal of tissue from the body for a diagnosis of cells
uncoltrolled cell growth due to a change in cells
cancer causing substance
angiogenesis
the formation of blood vessels that support and feed tumors
biopsy
removal of tissue from the body for a diagnosis of cells
10 terms
Cancer terms
abnormal mass of cells
abnormal mass of cells that is invasive
abnormal mass of cells that is not inv…
abnormal mass of cells that is spreadi…
tumor... -oma ... onco-... neoplasm
carc-... cancerous... malignant
benign
metastasize
abnormal mass of cells
tumor... -oma ... onco-... neoplasm
abnormal mass of cells that is invasive
carc-... cancerous... malignant
8 terms
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.
15 terms
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…
10 terms
Cancer Terms
Good news:... Benign... Low grade... Radiosensi…
Tumors
Carcinoma
Sarcoma
Bad news:... Malignant... High grade... Radioresistant... Metastases... Poor…
Tumors are masses of cells that have slipped the bonds of con…
Carcinoma is the most common form of cancer. Carcinoma develo…
A rare form of cancer arises from connective and supportive t…
Good news:... Benign... Low grade... Radiosensi…
Bad news:... Malignant... High grade... Radioresistant... Metastases... Poor…
Tumors
Tumors are masses of cells that have slipped the bonds of con…
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
40 terms
cancer terms
benign
malignant
low grade
high grade
good
bad
good
bad
benign
good
malignant
bad
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…
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.
26 terms
cancer terms
good
good
good
good
benign
low grade
radiosensitive
no metastases
good
benign
good
low grade
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
40 terms
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…
26 terms
Cancer Terms
Apoptosis
Basal Cell Carcinoma
Benign
Biopsy
The destruction of cells which occurs normally
Cancer of deepest layers of the skin
Encapsulated... Non-Invasive... Slow Growth... Little or No Anaplasia…
Removal and microscopic examination of tissue
Apoptosis
The destruction of cells which occurs normally
Basal Cell Carcinoma
Cancer of deepest layers of the skin
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…
11 terms
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…
8 terms
Cancer Terms
Benign Tumor
Malignant Tumor
carcinoma
sarcoma
slow/local growth and ends in oma
rapid growth and invades other cells
tumor of surface and glandular epithelium
non epithelium solid tumors
Benign Tumor
slow/local growth and ends in oma
Malignant Tumor
rapid growth and invades other cells
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
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
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
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…
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
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…
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
8 terms
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
30 terms
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…
13 terms
Cancer terms
Angiogenesis
Metastasis
Check points
apoptosis important?
When blood vessels provide tumors with oxygen, allowing it to…
term used for the spreading process. Cancer cells undergo it…
are points along the cell cycle where cells are checked to ma…
the death of cells that occurs as a normal and controlled par…
Angiogenesis
When blood vessels provide tumors with oxygen, allowing it to…
Metastasis
term used for the spreading process. Cancer cells undergo it…
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…
25 terms
cancer: term
細胞融合実験
網膜芽腫
LOH
CpG配列
正常細胞とがん細胞を融合させた雑種細胞が、腫瘍原性を持つならアレルは優性、持たないなら劣性
片側性は散発性の型で腫瘍は1つ、両側性は家族性の型で両眼に複数の腫瘍... 両側性の腫瘍は1ヒット、片側性は2ヒットのキネティク…
ヘテロ接合性の消失... Rb遺伝子は腫瘍においてこれが示されやすい
シトシン塩基へのメチル基付加で、染色体のその領域においてDNAの機能にエピジェネティックな影響を与える... 複製されたDNA娘…
細胞融合実験
正常細胞とがん細胞を融合させた雑種細胞が、腫瘍原性を持つならアレルは優性、持たないなら劣性
網膜芽腫
片側性は散発性の型で腫瘍は1つ、両側性は家族性の型で両眼に複数の腫瘍... 両側性の腫瘍は1ヒット、片側性は2ヒットのキネティク…
10 terms
Cancer- key terms
apoptosis
mitosis
tumor
meiosis
programmed cell death
cell division that results in an identical copy
an abnormal growth of cells
cell division that results in genetically different cells; fo…
apoptosis
programmed cell death
mitosis
cell division that results in an identical copy
14 terms
Cancer Terms / Definitions
C.A.U.T.I.O.N
METASTASIS
SELF-EXAMINATION
BENIGN TUMOR
seven warning signals of cancer
a tumor that spreads to other parts of the body
breast or testicular: the best early detection method for fin…
a mass of abnormal cells that do not destroy healthy tissues
C.A.U.T.I.O.N
seven warning signals of cancer
METASTASIS
a tumor that spreads to other parts of the body
80 terms
Cancer key terms
cytology
stem cell
polyclonal
necrosis
study of cells
Undifferentiated cells that have a capacity to divide into ce…
-multiple naive B cells respond to the immunization giving ri…
death of tissue; usually as individual cells, groups of cells…
cytology
study of cells
stem cell
Undifferentiated cells that have a capacity to divide into ce…
7 terms
Tucker, R. Cancer Terms
Cancer
Benign
Malignant
Carcinogen
Uncontrolled growth of the cell
A growth in cell count that is not considered cancerous, or h…
A growth in cell count that is considered cancerous and harmf…
Substance that is capable of causing cancer in the cells
Cancer
Uncontrolled growth of the cell
Benign
A growth in cell count that is not considered cancerous, or h…
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
12 terms
Cancer Tentler terms
Tumor
Benign tumor
Malignant tumor
Hyperplasia
Uncontrolled cells of a cancer can grow as a solid mass or un…
tumor mass that is contained and its cells are not able to mi…
tumor cells invade escape from their site of origin and invad…
non-malignant condition where normal cells proliferate at abn…
Tumor
Uncontrolled cells of a cancer can grow as a solid mass or un…
Benign tumor
tumor mass that is contained and its cells are not able to mi…
18 terms
Cancer Review Terms
what type of cells is cancer formed from
What does benign mean
what can cancer cells do that normal c…
what does malignant mean
abnormal
non cancerous
invade other organs
a tumor that is cancerous
what type of cells is cancer formed from
abnormal
What does benign mean
non cancerous
Cancer Review Terms
what type of cells is cancer formed from
What does benign mean
what can cancer cells do that normal c…
what does malignant mean
abnormal
non cancerous
invade other organs
a tumor that is cancerous
what type of cells is cancer formed from
abnormal
What does benign mean
non cancerous
44 terms
Brain Cancer Terms and Medications
carmustine wafer (Gliadel)... type of dru…
itemozolomide (Temodar)... type of drug t…
side effects of chemo drugs?
what is Gamma knife surgery?
type of drug therapy? chemotherapy, slow release drug... tx of?…
type of drug therapy? chemo... tx of? brain tumors
N/V and hair loss
its a radiosurgery with highly focused large dose of radition…
carmustine wafer (Gliadel)... type of dru…
type of drug therapy? chemotherapy, slow release drug... tx of?…
itemozolomide (Temodar)... type of drug t…
type of drug therapy? chemo... tx of? brain tumors
30 terms
Cancer Glossary 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…
42 terms
ONCOLOGY AND CANCER TERMS: types of cancer
basal cell carcinoma
Kaposi sarcoma
gastrointestinal stromal tumor
malignant neoplasm of the bladder
a cancer that begins in the lower layer of the epidermis of t…
type of caner found in the tissues under the skin or mucous m…
a very rare cancer affecting the digestive tract or nearby st…
cancerous tumor f the bladder
basal cell carcinoma
a cancer that begins in the lower layer of the epidermis of t…
Kaposi sarcoma
type of caner found in the tissues under the skin or mucous m…
8 terms
11.2B.Cancer terms
Аpoptosis
Metastasis
Carcinoma
Melanoma
Апоптоз
Метастазирование
Карцинома
Меланома
Аpoptosis
Апоптоз
Metastasis
Метастазирование
16 terms
Detecting Cancer Terms
Apoptosis
Biopsy
Bone Scan
Cancer
The changes that occur within a cell as it undergoes programm…
The removal and examination of tissue, cells, or fluid from t…
A test that detects areas of increased or decreased bone meta…
A malignant tumor potentially unlimited growth that expands l…
Apoptosis
The changes that occur within a cell as it undergoes programm…
Biopsy
The removal and examination of tissue, cells, or fluid from t…
35 terms
Cancer Basic Terms
Acute
Benign
Biopsy
Bone Marrow
Refers to symptoms that start and worsen quickly but do not l…
Refers to a tumor that is not cancerous. The tumor does not u…
The removal of a small amount of tissue for examination under…
The soft, spongy tissue found in the center of large bones wh…
Acute
Refers to symptoms that start and worsen quickly but do not l…
Benign
Refers to a tumor that is not cancerous. The tumor does not u…
20 terms
Key Terms: Biology and Cancer
Cancer
Carcinogen
Tumor
Benign
term for a group of more than 100 diseases in which abnormal…
any substance that is known to cause cancer
abnormal mass of tissue that results from excessive cell divi…
not cancerous
Cancer
term for a group of more than 100 diseases in which abnormal…
Carcinogen
any substance that is known to cause cancer
14 terms
Cancer like terms
Carbon monoxide
Carcinogen
Emphysema
Leukoplakia
a colorless, odorless, and poisonous gas
A substance capable of causing cancer.
A serious disease that destroys lung tissue and causes breath…
thickened, white, leathery-looking spots on the inside of the…
Carbon monoxide
a colorless, odorless, and poisonous gas
Carcinogen
A substance capable of causing cancer.
146 terms
Cancer FINAL TERMS
Homozygous
heterozygous
natural selection
genetic polymorphisms
having identical alleles at corresponding chromosomal loci
having dissimilar alleles at corresponding chromosomal loci
a natural process resulting in the evolution of organisms bes…
inter-individual differences in DNA sequence that make each h…
Homozygous
having identical alleles at corresponding chromosomal loci
heterozygous
having dissimilar alleles at corresponding chromosomal loci
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