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Flashcards in 10 minute topic Cancer Deck (10):
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Carcinoma

cancer of the epithelial tissue

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Adenocarcinoma

cancer of the glandular organs

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Sarcoma

cancer of the mesenchymal tissue

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Myeloma

cancer of the plasma cells

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Cancers common to women

colorectal, breast, lung, pancreatic, and ovarian

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cancers common to men

lung, colorectal, prostate, pancreatic, and gastric

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Cancer common to white men

testicular cancer

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cancer common to black men

prostate cancer

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Cancer and t-cell leukemia virus

increases risk of lymphoma and leukemia

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When to initiate neutropenic precautions

when WBC <1,000