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ana

not, without

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blast

embryonic stage of development

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Bx,bx

biopsy

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Ca

cancer

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carcin/o

cancer

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chem/o

pertaining to a chemical, drug

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cry/o

cold

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fibr/o

pertaining to fiber

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meta-

beyond, after

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mets

metastasis

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oma

tumor

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plasia

formation or growth

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plasm

living substance

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PSA

prostate- specific antigen

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Rtx

radiation therapy

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sarc/o

flesh

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TNM

tumor, nodes, metastasis (staging)

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ABCDs of malignant melanomas

Asymmetry, Borders, Color, Diameter

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Adjuvant therapy

treatment with additional therapy to enhance the primary therapy

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Anaplasia

Loss of cellular differentiation and reversion to a more primitive form

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Antineoplastic

pertaining to substance, procedure, or measure that preents proliferation of malignant cells

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Basal Cell Carcinoma

most common malignant tumor of epithelial tissue

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Benign

noncancerous

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Bronchogenic Carcinoma

malignant lung tumor that orginates in bronchi

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cacinoma in situ

a premalignant neoplasm, tumor

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cancer

a neoplasm

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carcinogen

of cancer substance or agent that causes the development or increases the incidence

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Carcinoma

occurs in epithelial tissue, malignant neoplasm

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Carcinoma of the breast

a malignant tumor of the breast tissue

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Caution

C: change in bowel or bladder habits