Understanding Neoplasms and Oncology

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What is the term for a limited new growth without invasion or spread?

Benign neoplasm

Which process is responsible for replicating body cells when old cells die or when additional cells are needed?

Proliferation

What is the general term for all malignant growths of whatever type?

Cancer

What is the process of specialization whereby new cells acquire the structure and function of the cells they replace?

Differentiation

What feature is characteristic of transformed cells?

Uncontrolled growth

Which type of tumor invades the surrounding normal tissue and spreads to distant sites over time?

Malignant neoplasm

What is the term for the hyperplasia of fibroblasts and an abundant collagenous stroma induced by tumors?

Desmoplasia

Which type of tumors are usually fairly well-circumscribed due to the lack of invasion of surrounding tissues?

Benign neoplasms

What is the term for a confusing term that should be avoided, often used for hepatocellular carcinoma?

Heptoma

Which type of tissue is affected by osteosarcoma?

Bone

Explore the concepts of neoplasms, including benign and malignant growths, and delve into the study of cancer with this quiz. Gain insights into cell growth, proliferation, and the adaptive mechanisms of cell division.

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