Health science 2211- Module 2 lecture 3

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Health science 2211- Module 2 lecture 3
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2014-03-16 23:50:16
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Cancer as a clinical disease
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  1. Benign and malignant tumors can be distinguished based on what 6 things?
    • microscopic examination (differentiation and anaplasia)
    • rate of growth
    • cancer stem cells
    • invasion and clonal expansion
    • metastasis-in difficult cases
    • molecular profiling
  2. cells in a benign tumor usually look like? (2)
    • the tissue they're derived from
    • cells are well differentiated
  3. cells of malignant tumors show _______________.
    little differentiation
  4. what is anaplasia?
    malignant tumors that barely resemble the original cells and look like embryonic cells

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