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Click to edit Master subtitle style 4/11/10 Selected Terms and Definitions Metastasis (Metastatic Disease)- Spread of a disease from one organ/body part to another. Only malignant tumor cells and infections are known to have the ability to metastasize. Cancer cells “leak” from a primary tumor and travel through the lymphatic and blood vessels, to settle down within normal tissue elsewhere in the body. Tumors created this was are referred to as secondary tumors. Fang L,Lonsdorf Kumar: Robbins and Cotran
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4/11/10 Melanoma- Malignant tumor of the melanocytes. Melanocytes- Cells located in the bottom of the epidermis, the middle layer of the eye, the inner ear, meninges, the bowls, bones, and heart. Melanoma is one of the rarer types of skin cancer but causes the majority of skin cancer deaths. Habif: Clinical Dermatology National Cancer Definitions Continued…
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4/11/10 Melanocyte Location-
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4/11/10 Definitions Continued… Adoptive Cell Therapy- T cell based Immunotherapy T Cells- Belong to a group of white blood cells (lymphocytes) that play a central role in cell mediated immunity. Cancer Immunotherapy-
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This note was uploaded on 04/10/2010 for the course CHEM 232212 taught by Professor Brown during the Spring '10 term at Ohio State.

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