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Aden/o

Gland

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Alveol/o

Small sac

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Cac/o

Bad

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Carcin/o

Cancer, cancerous

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Cauter/o

Burn, Heat

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Chem/o

Chemical, drug

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Cry/o

Cold

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Cyst/o

Sac of fluid

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Fibr/o

Fibers

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Follicul/o

Small glandular sacs

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Fung/I

Fungus

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Medull/o

Soft inner part

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Mucos/o

Mucous membrane

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Mut/a

Genetic change

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Mutagen/o

Causing a genetic change

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Necr/o

Death

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Neur/o

Nerve

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Onc/o

Tumor

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Papill/o

Nipple like

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Pharmac/o

Drug

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Plas/o

Formation

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Ple/o

Many more

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Polyp/o

Polyp

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Radi/o

Rays

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SaRc/o

Flesh, connective tissue

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Scirrh/o

Hard

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Xer/o

Dry

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-ary

Pertaining to

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-blastoma

Immature tumor

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-oid

Resembling, origination from

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-oma

Tumor, mass, fluid collection

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-plasia

Formation, growth

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-plasm

Formation, growth

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-ptosis

Falling, drooping, prolapse

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-stasis

Stopping, controlling, placing

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-stomia

Condition of the mouth

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-suppression

To stop

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-therapy

Treatment

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-tion

Process

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Ana-

Backward

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Anti-

Against

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Apo-

Off, away

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Brachy-

Short (distance)

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Dys-

Painful, bad, difficult, abnormal

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Epi-

Upon

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Hyper-

Excessive

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Meta-

Beyond, change

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Tele-

Far

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Cancerous tumor composed of cells of epithelial origin

Carcinoma

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Assisting primary treatment

Adjuvant Treatment

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Detailed plan of treatment

Protocol

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Study using CT scan or MRI to map treatment before radiation therapy

Simulation

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Wide and complete resection of tumor in a cavity of the body

Exenteration

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Cancerous tumor derived from connective (flesh) tissue

Sarcoma

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Chemicals in the blood that measure the presence of tumor in the body

Protein Markers

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General ill health and malnutrition associated with disease

Cachexia

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Teletheraphy is also known as?

External Beam Radiotherapy

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Insertion of radioactive seeds or sealed containers into tumor

Brachytherapy

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Malignancy that is localized and not invasive

Carcinoma in situ

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Cancerous tumor that has spread to the lymph nodes and other organs

Metastasis

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Stopping the growth of cells in the bone marrow

Myelosuppression

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Extraction of cells for microscopic (biopsy) evaluation

Fine Needle Aspiration

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Ion/o

Process

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Is/o

Same

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Myel/o

Bone marrow, spinal cord

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Pharmaceut/o

Drug

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Radi/o

X-rays

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Son/o

Sound

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Therapeut/o

Treatment

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Vitr/o

Glass

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Viv/o

Life

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-gram

Record

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-graphy

Process of recording

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-Lucent

To shine

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-opaque

Obscure

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Echo-

A repeated sound

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Ultra-

Beyond