Neoplasms are caused by:
uncontrolled cell division.
cell growth of certain genes.
rapid dividing healthy tissues
An antimetabolite,when used to treat cancer,works by:
interfering with abnormal cell growth.
alkylating the offending cells.
interfering with some phase of normal cellular metabolism.
interfering with abnormal metabolic processes
An example of an antimetabolite is:
Androgens may be used to treat:
An example of an antiandrogen is:
An example of an antitumor antibiotic is:
Interferon alfa may be used to treat:
An enzyme that is used in cancer chemotherapy is:
Hydroxyurea is believed to function in cancer therapy by:
interfering with cell wall formation.
suppressing cell metabolism.
functioning as an immunosupperssive.
interfering with the formation of DNA
An agent used to treat anemia that often occurs after chemotherapy is: