What is a Malignant Tumor? - Definition & Treatment

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A tumor that is able to invade surrounding tissue and is known as being cancerous is called what?

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1. The use of strong medication to kill or damage the tumor is known as what?

2. The use of high-energy particles and waves to destroy or kill the tumor is known as?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet will measure your understanding of malignant tumors. The quiz will include questions on a type of tumor that is non-cancerous, what cancer cells stop doing, and more.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The assessments will cover the following:

  • Treatment that involves the use of strong medication to kill or damage a tumor
  • A type of tumor that is non-cancerous
  • What cancer cells are not able to do
  • Using high-energy particles to destroy or kill a tumor
  • A type of tumor that is able to invade surrounding tissue

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on malignant tumors
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer a question about a treatment that involves the use of strong medication
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding a type of tumor that is able to invade surrounding tissue

Additional Learning

To fully understand information related to malignant tumors, review the related lesson titled What is a Malignant Tumor? - Definition & Treatment. The lesson meets the following objectives:

  • Identify what a malignant tumor is
  • Learn about what the term metastasize means and how it relates to tumors
  • Review the different stages of cancer
  • Recall the different treatment options that can be used for individuals with cancer
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