Cancer Biology and Genomics Crossword

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QUESTIONS LIST: STEM : This type of cell has to ability to establish a new cancer, CARCINOGENS : Chemical substances which can induce cancer after inhalation, ingestion, dermal application, or injection., SOMATIC : This type of cell variant is not inheritable, MALIGNANCY : The stage of multistep carcinogenesis in which cancer cells move into surrounding tissues and organs, GERMLINE : In this type of cell variant, DNA damage is present in egg or sperm at conception, TRANSCRIPTION : This variant factor binds to genes involved in cell growth and allows for malignant transformation, ONCOGENE : This variant can cause a healthy cell to transform into a tumor cell, TELOMERES : This factor allows for limitless replication of cells, REPLICATION : Malignant cells lose this ability of healthy cells to contact adjacent cells and inhibit growth, DYSPLASIA : This pathology term describes tumor cells and tissue that appear abnormal