Localized areas of dysregulated growth
Neoplasms that do not spread to sites distant from their origin
Neoplasms that spread to sites distant from their origin
The spread of cancer cells from the primary site of origin to a distant site within the body
A neoplastic proliferation of leukocytes
A wart-like benign growth often associated with viral infection
A malignant tumor arising from connective and supporting tissue
A tumor of mixed cell components including hair, teeth, etc
When blood supply is no longer sufficient, the parts of the tumor with the poorest blood supply undergo ____________
Development of cancer
The formation of new blood vessels
Malignant lymphomas and some other tumors are radiosensitive and can be destroyed by_________ alone or in combination with surgical excision
According to the American Cancer Society, to prevent cancer a person should never___________
Starting around age 40, women have a yearly___________ to screen for breast cancer
Tumor type that infiltrates host tissue
__________ carcinoma is the most common malignant tumor in men
____________ carcinoma is the most frequent carcinoma in women
A physician who specializes in treating cancer
An abnormal Pap test indicates the detection of dysplastic epithelial cells scraped from the surface mucosa of the _______
The name of a malignant neoplasm that originates from bone
Area of dysplasia in early stages of cancer development
The 5-year survival rate for ______________ carcinoma is a discouraging 7%
Kaposi's sarcoma, which occurs predominantly in ______ patients, is caused by a herpes virus
_________________ of an eye, appears as a pale mass of tissue seen through a dilated pupil
A benign tumor arising from glandular epithelium is called an __________

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