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Glossary of Antineolastic Drugs (Cancer)

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Growing worse, cancerous growths
Malignant
Nonmalignant, not recurent or progressive
Benign
A new abnormal formation of tissue, as a tumor or growht
Neoplasm
An abnormal mass or growth that is independnt of neighboring tissues
Tumor
The escape of fluid from its physiologic contained space into the surrounding tissue
Etravasation
A cancer arising from muscle or bone tissue which may affect the bones, bladder, kidneys, liver, lungs, parotids, and spleen
Sarcoma
A state of ill health, malnutrition and wasting
Cachexia
Change of location (movement) of a disease or of its manifestations from one organ or part to another not directly connected
Metastasis
An agent that prevents the development, growth, or proliferation of malignant cells
Antineoplastic
The combination use of a drug and serum in treating disease
Chemotherapy
Inflammation of the mouth
Stomatitis
Excessive amounts of uric acid in the blood
Hyperuricemia
Inhibition of bone marrow function
Myelosuppression

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