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Flashcards in Oncology Deck (17):
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Oma

Benign

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Carcinoma

Malignant epithelial tissue

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Sarcoma

Malignant connective tissue.

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Grade IV

Undifferentiated cells of various shape and size. Metastasis present.

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Grade I

Cells are similar to original cells. Small a localized tumor.

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Weight loss, tissue wasting anemia, infections, and bleeding.

Systemic effects of cancer.

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Local spread

Invasion

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Spread to distant sites by blood or lymphatic channels.

Metastasis

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Spread of cancer cells in body fluids of along membranes, usually in body cavities.

Seeding

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Staging systems based on?

Size, involvement, and spread.

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Grade III

Larger tumor, lymph nodes involved, no metastasis.

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Stage II

Regional lymph nodes affected. No metastasis.

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Bone marrow depression, epithelial cell damage, abdominal radiation, and nonspecific fatigue.

Adverse effects of radiation

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5 yr survival rate w/o. Reoccurrence after diagnosis and treatment.

Cure

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A period of no clinical signs.

Remission

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Grows slowly, is invasive. Most common type of cancer.

Basal cell carcinoma.

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Study of cancer.

Oncology