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What is PSA used for?
to screen for prostatic cancer
All benign tumors are?
Well differentiated
Tumors grading is determined by
Cytologic Appearance
The most common malignant tumor among United States Adult Males is what?
Prostatic carcinoma
Paraneoplastic Syndromes are?
Caused by the ectopic production and secretion of bioactive substances.
Encapsulation is a feature of?
benign tumors
Malignant tumors are?
anaplastic
Wilms tumor is what?
a malignant tumor of the kidney
Seminoma is what?
is a testicular malignant tumor
Tumors arise from clonal growth of cells that have incurred what?
mutations in four classes of genes
What is Rhabdomyoma
a benign tumor of skeletal muscle
Athenia, anorexia and anemia are manifestation of what?
cachexia
What is Navus?
a benign tumor of melanocytes
what is Chondroma?
a benign tumor of cartilage
Cachexia is caused by what?
a release of cytokines by the tumor or host
What is Rhabdomyoma
a benign tumor of skeletal muscle
Athenia, anorexia and anemia are manifestation of what?
cachexia
What is Navus?
a benign tumor of melanocytes
what is Chondroma?
a benign tumor of cartilage
Cachexia is caused by what?
a release of cytokines by the tumor or host
The autosomal recessive dominant predisposition to hereditary cancers are linked to what?
inherited defects in DNA repair
Carcinomas are what?
malignant tumors of epithelial tissue origin
What is a Dermoid Cyst?
a mixed tumor
Liomyoma is what?
a benign tumor of smooth muscle
what are Angiomas?
tumors of vessels
What is Osteoma?
a benign parenchymal cell tumor
The most deadly malignant tumor among United States Adults is what?
Cancer of the lung
Sarcoma spreads through what?
the blood
what is mesothelioma?
a malignant tumor of the pleura
What is a Hydatitiform mole?
a benign tumor of the placenta
What is Osteoma?
a benign parenchymal cell tumor
The most deadly malignant tumor among United States Adults is what?
Cancer of the lung
Sarcoma spreads through what?
the blood
what is mesothelioma?
a malignant tumor of the pleura
What is a Hydatitiform mole?
a benign tumor of the placenta
What is Osteoma?
a benign parenchymal cell tumor
The most deadly malignant tumor among United States Adults is what?
Cancer of the lung
Sarcoma spreads through what?
the blood
what is mesothelioma?
a malignant tumor of the pleura
What is a Hydatitiform mole?
a benign tumor of the placenta
The most common malignant tumor among United States adult females is what?
Breast carcinoma
The autosomal dominant predisposition to hereditary cancers are linked to what?
inheritance of a germ-line mutation of cancer suppressor genes
immature teratoma is what?
a mixed malignant tumor
How do malignant tumors spread?
infiltration
what is Adenoma?
a benign tumor of glandular epithelium.
How is Tumor staging determined?
surgical exploration of imaging
"tumor progression" is described based on what?
the accumulation of mutations and increasing malignancy activity
what is Choriocarcinoma?
a malignant tumor of the placenta
What is Paplioma?
a benign tumor of surface epithelium
What are Sarcomas?
malignant tumors of connective tissue orgin
How is Tumor staging determined?
surgical exploration of imaging
"tumor progression" is described based on what?
the accumulation of mutations and increasing malignancy activity
what is Choriocarcinoma?
a malignant tumor of the placenta
What is Paplioma?
a benign tumor of surface epithelium
What are Sarcomas?
malignant tumors of connective tissue orgin
What are Leukemias?
malignant tumors of the hematopieotic cells of the bone marrow.
What is Melanoma?
a malignant tumor of melanocytes
Analpasia is indicative of what?
poorly or completely undifferentiated tumor
what is a Lipoma?
a benign tumor of fat cells
How do Benign tumors spread?
expansion