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

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