Flashcards in Cancer Deck (15)
Cancer causing gene
Cancer spreads or another part of the body
How is cancer formed?
Damaged DNA; cells divide uncontrollably
How does cancer spread?
Travels through bloodstream and lymph vessels
How can DNA be damaged?
Outside environment (carcinogens)
Signal that can be seen by someone else
Signal that can be felt and noticed by the person who has it
Fluid that flows our from capillary walls or bathe cells in tissues of the body
Cancer that starts in lymph nodes
A tumor that is not cancerous
How is the type of cancer named?
Where the cancer started
Is cancer contagious?
Do females or males have a higher risk of cancer?
The removal of tissue that is sent to research