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Flashcards in Procedures: Oncology Ch 15 Deck (10):
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Chemotherapy of chemicals

Treatment of neoplasm through the use of chemicals

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Fulguration

Destruction of tissue by high-frequency electrical current

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Lymphadenectomy

Surgical removal of the lymph node.

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Protocol

Course of treatment

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Radiation Therapy (RT)

Treatment of neoplasm through the use of X-rays. Cells that are treated with a high dose of radiation are irradiated.

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Rads

Measurement (amount) of radiation

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Radioresistant (tumor)

Minimally affected by radiation

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Radiosensitive (tumor)

Absorbs radiation and responds by dying or shrinking

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Leukotrichia

Whitening of the hair

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Surgical excision

Removal of the entire mass in addition to some normal tissue to ensure that the entire mass is removed

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