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Dia-

Through

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Dys-

Difficult, painful, bad

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Hyper-

Excessive, above

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Hypo-

below, deficient

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Meta-

Beyond

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Neo-

new

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-al, -ic, ous

Pertaining to

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-osis

(abnormal condition) also increase when used with blood

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-gen

(substance that) causes or produces

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-genic

producing, causing (the verb of -gen)

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-sarcoma, sarcoma

malignant tumor (cancerous tumor)

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-plasia

 

Development, formation

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-plasm

material (substance) that develops or forms cells or tissue (verb is -plasia)

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Diagnosis

Identification of a disease or condition

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Benign

not malignant (not cancerous)

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Malignant

Tending to become progressively worse, can cause death such as cancer

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Encapsulated

enclosed in a capsule, as with benign tumors

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Remission

improvement or absence of signs of disease

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Carcinoma in situ

Cancer in early stages, before invading surrounding tissue

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Chemotherapy

treatment for cancer with drugs

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Radiation Therapy

treatment of cancer with radioactive substances, x-ray, or radiation