Busy. Please wait.
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
or

Username is available taken
show password

why


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.


Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.

Remove Ads
Don't know
Know
remaining cards
Save
0:01
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
Retries:
restart all cards




share
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Tumors

Benign and Malignant Tumors

QuestionAnswer
Benign - Mode of Growth Relatively slow growth by expansion; encapsulated; cells adhere to each other
Malignant - Mode of Growth Rapid growth; invades surrounding tissue by infilteration
Benign - Cells under microscopic examination Resemble tissue of origin; well differentiated; appear normal
Malignant - Cells under microscopic examination Do not resemble tissue of origin; vary in size and shape; abnormal appearance and function
Benign - Spread Remains localized
Malignant - Spread Metastasis; cancer cells carried by blood and lymphatics to one or more other locations; secondary tumors occur
Benign - Other properties No tissue destruction; not prone to hemorrhage; may be smooth and freely movable
Malignant - Other properties Ulceration and/or necrosis; prone to hemorrhage; irregular and less movable
Benign - Recurrence Rare after excision
Malignant - Recurrence A common characteristic
Benign - Pathogenesis Symptoms related to location with obstruction and/or compression of surrounding tissue or organs; usually not life-threatening unless inaccessible
Malignant - Pathogenesis Cachexia; pain; fatal if not controlled
Created by: wallace263