bio final pt 6

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bio final pt 6
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  1. Radiation and chemotherapy are able to specifically target and kill cancerous cells.
    false
  2. Is the following more a characteristic of cancerous or normal cells?CELLS WITH DAMAGED DNA CONTINUE TO REPRODUCE
    cancerous cells
  3. Is the following more a characteristic of cancerous or normal cells?CONTACT INHIBITION
    normal cells
  4. Which of the following is NOT a known carcinogen?
    radiation from cellelular phones
  5. Cancer vaccines have been developed which stimulate the immune system to react to cancer cell antigens.
    true
  6. p53 gene therapy has been shown to shrink lung cancers in research trials.
    true
  7. Surgical removal of breast and colon cancer is often followed by the use of chemotherapy to reduce the chance of reoccurances.
    true
  8. A sore that does not heal is one of the warning signs of cancer.
    true
  9. A gene whose coded information enables the development of cancerous cells is called a(n):
    oncogen
  10. A tumor suppressor gene codes for proteins that:
    inhbit the cell cycle
  11. Is the following more a characteristic of cancerous or normal cells?CELLS DIFFERENTIATED FOR SPECIALIZED FUNCTIONS
    normal cells
  12. Is the following more a characteristic of cancerous or normal cells?ANGIOGENESIS (FORMATION OF NEW BLOOD VESSELS)
    cancerous cells
  13. Is the following more a characteristic of cancerous or normal cells?METASTASIS
    cancerous cells
  14. Is the following more a characteristic of cancerous or normal cells?ARE REGULATED BY STIMULATORY AND INHIBITORY GROWTH FACTORS
    normal cells
  15. PAP smear
    cervical cancer
  16. mammogram
    breast cancer
  17. fecal occult blood test
    colon cancer
  18. PSA
    prostate cancer
  19. CA-125
    ovarian cancer
  20. AFP
    liver cancer

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