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ISBN: 9781337408332
Chapter 11, Problem 15SQ
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_______ are characteristic of cancer.

  1. a. Malignant cells
  2. b. Neoplasms
  3. c. Tumors

Summary Introduction

Concept introduction: Cancer is a malignant growth or tumor that occurs due to the uncontrolled division of abnormal cells in our body parts. Malignant cells can infiltrate or invade the surrounding structures without following tissue boundaries.

Explanation of Solution

Reason for the correct statement:

Malignant cells are cancer cells that divide without control and can invade nearby tissues. These cells can invade the neighboring tissues and organs through the lymph system or blood. These cells never differentiate, and they will continue to divide causing more damage and invade new cells.

Option a. is given as “malignant cell”.

As the malignant cells are the important feature of cancer, option a. is correct.

Reasons for the incorrect statements:

Option b...

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