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Biology, Clinical Manifestations, and Treatment of Cancer II

Hannah Lehrer MSN RN
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In high risk disease, surgery plays a role in ___________ of cancer.
Cancers often first spread to the regional ________ nodes and then to distant organs through the bloodstream.
____________ chemotherapy is given before localized treatment.
___________ is chemotherapy "seeds" that can be placed in body cavities temporarily.
__________ chemo seeks to causes the tumor to shrink or disappear.
TNM stands for __________, __________, and __________.
____________ chemotherapy is given after surgical excision of a cancer with the hope to eliminate micrometastases.
In early stages of metastasis, local invasion occurs by ______ tumor extension.
___________ metastases, common in advanced breast and prostate cancer, can significant pain because of the periosteal irritation.
___________ is the spread of cancer cells from the site of original tumor to distant tissues and organs through the body.
Direct invasion of the ________ ________ causes both leukopenia and thrombocytopenia.
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All chemotherapeutic agents take advantage of specific _____________ in target cancer cells.
The Epstein-Barr virus can caused non-Hodgkin __________. [To answer your question Ahmad. :)]
The most frequent reported symptom of cancer and cancer treatment.
___________ is the most significant cause of complications and death in people with cancer.
Cachexia is the most severe form of ________ associated with cancer and results in wasting, emaciation, and decreased quality of life.
Chemo drugs are usually given in ___________ to attack the cancer from many different weaknesses at the same time to limit the dose and toxicity of a single agent.
____________ therapy is used to kill cancer cells while minimizing damage to normal structures.
The surgeon provides critical ________ information by inspection, sampling, and removal of local and ______ lymph nodes during the procedure.
________ is often the definitive treatment of cancers that do not spread past the limits of surgical excision and is indicated for relief of symptoms.
Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, Epstein-Barr virus, _______ sarcoma herpesvirus, and human pappilovirus are associated with about 15% cancers worldwide.
__________ initially involves determining the size of the tumor, the degree to which it has locally invaded and the extent to which it has spread.
_________ includes anorexia, early satiety, weight loss, anemia, marked weakness, taste alterations, and altered nutrition metabolism.
In order to distantly spread, the cancer must invade the _________ and blood vessels.