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Ii introduction to cancer read pages 190 191 1 what

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II. Introduction to Cancer – Read pages 190-191 1. What is cancer? 2. What causes cancer? 3. Name and describe the two categories of genes that control the cell cycle. 4. Describe the relationship between the cell cycle and cancer. 5. What can you do in order to reduce your chances of getting cancer? 6. What is another name for a tumor? 7. Name and describe the differences between the main categories of tumors.
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Name: ________________________________________________ Period: ____ Date: ___________ 8. Describe the process of metastasis. 9. Why does your probability of getting cancer increase as you age? 10. Under the microscope, how does cancer tissue differ from normal tissue? 11. Name and describe three ways cancer can be treated. 12. Explain the prevention mechanism stem cells have in order to reduce their chance of becoming cancerous. 13. Why is it dangerous if stem cells become cancerous? III. Meiosis – Read pages 192-201 1. What is a karyotype and how is it arranged? 2. What can you learn by looking at a karyotype? 3. How many pairs of chromosomes do humans have?
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Name: ________________________________________________ Period: ____ Date: ___________ 4. What are homologous chromosomes? 5.
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