Caring for People With Cancer
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An adjective used to describe a non-cancerous tumor (that is, a tumor that does not progress or invade other tissues)
A diagnostice procedure that involves obtaining a tissue sample and examining it under a microscope for cancerous cells
The use of medication to destroy malignant cancer cells
An adjective used to describe a cancerous tumor (that is, a tumor that has the ability to progress or invade other tissues)
The process by which cancer cells spread from their original location in the body to a new location, which may be quite distant from the first
A doctor's prediction of the course of a person's disease, and his or her estimation of the person's chances for recovery
A type of therapy that uses energy transmitted by waves to destroy cancer cells
Inflammation of the mouth, often seen in people who are receiving chemotherapy
An abnormal growth of tissue; the cells that form the tumor may be benign or malignant
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