13- ONCOLOGY & SPORTS

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ONCOLOGY & SPORTS MEDICINE Christopher Ludwig SPTS 146 Health, Disease, and Pharmacology
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ONCOLOGY Cancer- a neoplasm characterized by the uncontrolled growth of aplastic cells that tend to invade surrounding tissue and to metastasize to distant body sites. Neoplasm- a new, often uncontrolled growth of abnormal tissue; tumor.
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NEOPLASMS benign neoplasms- localized fibrous capsule, limited growth potential, regular shape, & well differentiated cells, do not invade other tissue or metastasize malignant neoplasms- irregularly shaped with poorly differentiated cells, tend to grow, invade, and metastasize
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Various Forms of Cancer Testicular Cancer Prostate Cancer Breast Cancer Lung Cancer Oral Cancers Leukemia Lymphoma Hodgkin’s Lymphoma lymph node cancer Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Colorectal Cancer Skin Cancer Brain Cancer Skeletal Cancers
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Testicular Cancer <35 years genetic self-exam progressive, unilateral swelling Prognosis diminished after metastases
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This note was uploaded on 05/09/2008 for the course SPTS 146 taught by Professor Ludwig during the Spring '08 term at Pacific.

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