Hem Lec 18

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Hem Lec 18
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  1. A definition of a leukemia could include?
    • an overproduction of leukocytes
    • malignant cells trespass the blood-brain barrier
  2. Descriptive terms for most lymphomas can include?
    a solid malignant tumor of the lymph nodes
  3. An acute leukemia can be described as being
    of short duration with many immature leukocyteforms in the peripheral blood
  4. The etiological agents of leukemias can include?
    • ionizing radiation
    • certain infectious agents
    • chemical exposure to benzene
  5. HIV is associated with
    AIDS
  6. Cancer-predisposing genes may act by?
    • affecting the rate at which exogenous precarcinogensare metabolized to actively carcinogenic forms
    • affecting the host’s ability to repair resulting damageto DNA.
    • altering the immune system’s ability to recognizeand wipe out incipient tumors
  7. The incidence of leukemia is higher in?
    Scandinavian versus Japanese populations

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