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What is the suffix for a benign mesenchymal tumour?
Cell repair gene hMLH1/2 is associated with what type of cancer syndrome?
Duke's staging is specific for what type of cancer?
Proto-oncogenes require what kind of mutation to become oncogenes?
What term describes a dark staining nuclei due to increased nuclear DNA?
What cell is characteristic of Hodgkins lymphoma?
What enzyme to cancer cells re-activate to avoid senescence?
A decrease in which pro-apoptotic factor can lead to colorectal cancer?
VEGF can be targeted by which drug?
What chemotherapy agent binds tubulin subunits? (Clue:Not to be confused with methotrexate!)
What do we call a mutation that doesn't lead to cancer?
What term describes 'an abnormal mass of tissue which continues to grow after the stimulus has been removed'?
c-jun, c-myc and c-fos are examples of what?
What term describes a variation in tumour size and shape?
Angiogenesis is promoted by what factor?
Cdk1 activity relies on what?
What famous oncogene is created by a translocation?
What is the most common type of brain tumour?
What do we call something that can cause DNA damage and lead to cancer?
What cell cycle checkpoint monitors spindle formation?
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What do you call a malignant epithelial tumour of squamous origin?
In what phase of the cell cycle is new DNA synthesised?
What is the name of programmed cell death?
The degree of tumour differentiation is used to define what?
What tumour suppressor gene is regarded as the 'Guardian of the genome'?
Name a cancer with a very poor prognosis
What gene is associated with an increased risk of breast/ovarian cancer?
What do you call a benign epithelial tumour of glandular origin?
What do you call a epithelial dysplasia that has not crossed the basement membrane?
Growth factors initiate which signalling cascade pathway?
What term describes a tumour that has a complete loss of differentiation?
What are HCG, AFP and PSA examples of?
Radiotherapy kills tumour cells due to ...
What's the name of a common diagnostic test for cervical cancer?
What disease is a mutation in the Rb tumour suppressor gene associated with?
What term describes 'abnormal increase in the number of normal cells'?
The TNM criteria is used to assess what about a tumour?
What does a normal cell go into when it has reached it's finite proliferative capacity?
Which type of Hodgkins lymphoma has the worst prognosis?
What is the suffix for a malignant tumour of mesenchymal origin?

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