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Flashcards in Mechanism of Cancer Deck (6):
1

What is a neoplasm?

Lesion resulting from autonomous growth of cells that persists in the absence of initiating stimulus

2

What cancers are caused by EGFR overexpression?

Colorectal
Pancreatic
Lung + NSCLC

3

What cancers are caused by EGFR mutation?

NSCLC
Glioblastoma

4

What cancers are caused by ras mutation?

Pancreatic
Papillary thyroid
Colon
NSCLC

5

What cancers are caused by B-Raf mutation?

Melanoma
Papillary thyroid
Colon

6

Most common cancers

Breast, prostate, lung, bowel