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Majors Cellular: Cancer types, treatments, and tumor characteristics

Sarcoma Supporting tissues
Leukemia Blood forming tissues
Carcinoma Lining tissues
Lymphoma Lymphatic system
Sheath (capsule) Benign
No sheath (capsule) Malignant
Can be life threatening Malignant
Usually not life threatening Benign
Cancerous Malignant
Not cancerous Benign
Can usually be removed via surgery Benign
Difficult to remove via surgery Malignant
High probability of metasticizing Malignant
Low probability of metasticizing Beign
Can trick the immune system with chemical compounds and signal proliferation of blood vessels growing to it Malignant
Chemicals that kill cells Chemotherapy
Treatment of cancer using X-rays/radiation Radiotherapy
Application of extreme cold to destroy abnormal or diseased tissue Cryotherapy
Prevents extensive growth of blood vessels Angiogenesis Inhibitors therapy
Insertion, alteration, and/or removal of genes Gene therapy
Transplantation of multipotent hematopoietic stem cells or blood Bone marrow transplantation and peripheral blood stem cell transplantation
Application of heat to denature and coagulate proteins Hyperthermia
Created by: scandalouscanine