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HOW CANCER CELLS GROW - http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/cancer/grow_flash.html
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3/13/2012
1. What type of cancer is illustrated in the tutorial?
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2. Where are these cells found in the body?
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What is found in the center of each cell and why is it important?
Explain how a DNA mutation occurs.
Explain what a DNA mutation might cause a cell to do.
Explain what a second mutation means and when does it arise?
Cells can self destruct if there is a problem found in the cell. What relation does a
mutation have to this process?
HOW CANCER CELLS GROW - http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/cancer/grow_flash.html
8. The fourth or more mutations result in what?
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9. When would a cancer be considered invasive? Can it be detected at this point?
10. What is angiogenesis and why is it an important event for tumors?
11. How many cells are present before a tumor can be detected as a lump?
12. How does a tumor spread to different areas of the body?
13. What does it mean when a tumor metastasizes?
14. How do tumors establish new tumor sites? Why might this be harmful for the
body?
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