Well differentiated low grade tumor cells Retain features of the tissue cells

Well differentiated low grade tumor cells retain

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Well-differentiated, low-grade tumor cells Retain features of the tissue cells from which they are derived.  Poorly differentiated, high-grade tumor cells More abnormal in appearance and do not resemble the tissue from which they are derived.  Grading system for Prostate Cancer Gleason Grade 
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Goal of cancer treatment eradicate every cancer cell in the body  Neoadjuvant therapy A preliminary cancer treatment  Chemotherapy Involves the use of chemical agents to destroy cancer cells  Angiogenesis Inhibiting the growth of new blood vessels which feed the tumor, causes the tumor to shrink  Immune System A complex network of specialized cells and organs that has evolved to defend the body against attacks by foreign organisms.  Immune disorders The result of a breakdown in the body's defense system that may generate hyper-sensitivity, autoimmune diseases or immunodeficiency disorders.  Antigen A substance that causes the allergic response  Immunodeficiency disorder Results from a depressed or absent immune response  Physical trauma The major cause of death in children and young adults  Nutritional disorders include Iron deficiency, anemia, obesity and hypervitaminoses  A Psychological evaluation encompasses the observation of behavior; Appearance, mood, communication, judgment, and thought processes.  Chronic disease A stressor that can affect a person's self-esteem and behavior  Mental disorders Generally described as being clinically significant behavioral or psychological syndromes that are associated with psychic pain or distress or impairment of function.
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 Somatoform Psychogenic symptoms without an underlying disease process  Establishing a diagnosis A decision-making process in which data collected from the medical history, physical examination, and diagnostic tests are analyzed, integrated, and interpreted.  Diagnosis Provides a logical basis for determining treatment and prognosis  System Review A methodical physical examination of the patient from head to toe  Inspection Observation and measurement, including vital signs  Ausculation Trained listening  Palpation Investigation by sense of touch  Percussion Tapping that produces vibration and sound  CBC Complete Blood Count  Hgb Hemoglobin  Hemoglobin Measurement of the oxygen-carrying pigment of the red blood cells  Complete Blood Count Evaluation of cellular components of the blood.  HCT Hematocrit  Hematocrit Measurement of the percentage of red blood cells in a volume of whole blood.
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 TSH Thyroid-stimulating hormone  HDL High-density lipoprotein cholesterol  LDL Low-density lipoprotein cholesterol  Lytes Electrolytes  Electrolytes Blood serum test for chloride, potassium, sodium, and carbon dioxide  GTT Glucose tolerance test  CRP C-reactive protein  C-reactive protein A blood test used to detect bacterial infection and inflammatory disorders; an
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