Lesson 14.3: Cancer: Cells out of Control | Crossword


1.a sample of tissue removed from the body for microscopic study; also the procedure of removing a tissue sample from the body for testing
3.a treatment in which medicines are administered to kill cancer cells
5.a procedure used to examine the colon
6.masses of abnormal cells that spread and invade other areas of the body
7.genes that trigger division in cells
8.genes that stop cell division when it is no longer necessary


1.masses of abnormal cells that remain in the areas of the body where they first develop
2.the spread of abnormal cells from one part of the body (initial site) to another (secondary site)
4.a disease characterized by a mass of abnormally growing cells that spread and can cause pain, illness, and death

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