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Haney medterm c21-12

Haney Medterm c21-12

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A substance, especially a drug, added to a prescription to assist in the action of the main ingredient adjuvant
Treatment of a disease with a substance, especially a drug, that enhances the main ingredient adjuvant therapy
A change in the structure and orientation of cells characterized by a loss of specialization and reversion to a more primitive form antimetabolite
Of or pertaining to a substance or measure that prevents the proliferation of malignant cells Antineoplastic
Non cancerous and therefore not an immediate threat, even though treatment eventually may be required for health or cosmetic reasons benign
A neoplasm characterized by the uncontrolled growth of anaplastic cells that tend to invade surrounding tissue cancer
A substance or agent that causes the development or increases the incidence of cancer carcinogen
A malignant neoplasm carcinoma
A premalignant neoplasm that has not invaded the basement membrane but shows cytologic characteristics of cancer carcinoma in situ
the use of chamical agents to destroy cancer cells on a selective basis chemotherapy
a large nucleic acid molecule found principally in the chromosomes of the nucleus of a cell that is the carrier of genetic information deocyribonulceic acid
a process in development in which unspecialized cells or tissues are sytemically modified and altered to achieve specific and characteristic physical forms. differentiation
enclosed in fibrous or membranous sheaths encapsulated
In radiology, the division of the total dose of radiation into small doses administered at intervals in an effort to minimize tissue damage. fractionation
possessing the ability to invade or penetrate adjacent tissue infiltrative
characterized by a tendency to spread, infiltrate, and intrude invasive
high-energy x-rays that posses the ability to kill cells or retard their growth ionizing radiaiton
an apparatus for accelerating charged subatomic particles used in radiotherapy. linear accelerator
surgical removal of only the tumor and the immediate adjacent breast tissue lumpectomy
tanding to become worse and cause death malignant
the process by which tumor cells spread to distant parts of the body metastasis
a type of cell dicision that results in the fomation of 2 genetically idetical daughter cells mitosis
a growth of more than one kind of neoplastic tissue mixed-tissue tumor
a method of applicaiton modality
an illness or an abnormal condition or quality morbidity
a chande or transformation mutation
any abnormal growth of new tissue neoplasm
Created by: binca1012