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a tumor that can be completely eradicated by RT is _________?
the use of 2 or more drugs to kill tumor cells
chemotherapeutic agents include: (5)
- alkylating agents
ulceration of lining cells in the mouth caused by radiation to the jaw
bone marrow destruction with leukopenia, anemia, and thrombocytopenia
- increase in connective tissue
- seen with radiation tx to the lungs
mushrooming pattern of growth: tumor cells pile on top of each other
characterized by large, open, exposed surfaces
characterized by redness, swelling, and heat
growths are projections from a base: sessile and pedunculated tumors are examples
tumors form large open spaces filled with fluid: serous and mucinous tumoes are examples
tumors resemble wart-like growths
tumors are large, soft and fleshy
examples of inherited cancers
- polyposis coli syndrome
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