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haney medterm ch 21

haney medterm 21-25

what is the most common malignant tumor of the epithelial that occurs most often on areas of the skin exposed to the sun? basal cell carcinoma
What is the treatment for basal cell carainoma? surgical excision, curettage and electrodesiccation, cryosurgery or radiation therapy
what is a malignant tumor of the breast tissue? breast cancer
what are symptoms of breast cancer? dimpling of the breast, peau d' orange appearance of the breast
Treatment of breast cancer? surgical removal of the lump and any disease tissue surrounding it.
cancer of the breast is estimated to be the what major cause of cancer deaths in 2002? second
what is a malignant lung tumor that originates in the bronchi? bronchogenic carcinoma
what is a malignant tumor of the cervix? cervical carcinoma
what is the presence of a malignant neoplasm in the large intestine? colorectal cancer
what is a malignant tumor of the inner lining of the uterus? endometrial carcinoma
what is a rare malignant lesions that begin as soft purple brown nodules or plaques on the feet and gradually spread throughout the skin? kaposi's sarcoma
what is a malignant skin tumor originating from melanocytes in preexisting nevi, freckles or skin with pigment? malignant melanoma
what is a highly malignant tumor of the sympathetic nervous system? neuroblastoma
what is a precancerous lesion occurring anywhere in the mouth? oral leukoplakia
what is a malignant tumor of the ovaries most commonly occurring in women in their 50s? ovarian carcinoma
what is a life threatening primary malignant neoplasm typically found in the head of the pancreas? pancreatic cancer
what is a malignant growth within the prostate gland, creating pressure on the upper part of the urethra? prostatic cancer
what is a malignant tumor of the kidney occurring in adulthood? renal cell carcinoma
what is a malignancy of the squamous cells of epithelial tissue which is a much faster growing cancer that basal cell carcinoma and has a greater potential for metastasis if not treated? squamous cell carcinoma
what is a malignant tumor of the testicle that appears as a painless lump in the testicle? testicular cancer
what is a malignant tumor of the thyroid gland that leads to dysfunction of the gland and thus inadequate or excessive secretion of the thyroid hormone? thyroid cancer
what is the tumor that occur in any structural region of the brain and they may be malignant or benign classified as primary or secondary and are named according to the tissue from which they originate? intracranial tumors
what is a tumor occurring as a result of metastasis from a primary site such as the lung or breast? metastatic intracranial tumor
what are tumors that arise from gliomas? primary intracranial tumors
what is a malignant tumor of the kidney occurring predominately in childhood? wilms' tumor
Created by: sderifaj