A network of capillaries ducts and nodes that removes excess fluid from tissues, absorbs fatty acids and transports fat, and produces immune cells….
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Cancerous. Malignant cells spread and can eventually cause death if they are not treated….
When a malignant tumour is surgically removed some surrounding tissue will be removed with it. If this surrounding tissue does not contain any cancer cells it is said to be a clear margin….
One of the three types of cells that make up the skin’s epidermis. Melanocytes produce melanin….
A specialised surgical procedure for removing skin cancers little by little until only healthy cells remain. Also called microscopically controlled excision….
Examination of sputum under a microscope to look for cancer cells….
A test in which cervical cells are removed and sent to a laboratory for examination….
The original cancer. Cells from the primary cancer may break away and be carried to other parts of the body, where secondary cancers may form….
A protein produced by prostate cells. It may indicate prostate cancer and can be used to monitor its recurrence post treatment….
A treatment that uses radio waves to heat and destroy cancer cells….