11.56: Cancer Difficulty Level: At Grade Created by: CK-12 % Progress MEMORY METER This indicates how strong in your memory this concept is Practice Progress % % Practice Now MEMORY METER This indicates how strong in your memory this concept is Share Add to Library Turn In Read Practice Resources Details Loading... Notes/Highlights Having trouble? Report an issue. Color Highlighted Text Notes Show More Vocabulary Language: English ▼ English TermDefinition cancer Disease that causes cells to divide out of control. carcinogen Substance that can cause cancer. mutations Random errors in genes. radon Natural radioactive gas that seeps into buildings from the ground and can cause cancer. tumor Abnormal mass of tissue. UV radiation Invisible radiation that is a part of sunlight. Image Attributions Show Hide Details Description Covers how cancer is caused by mutations and can be treated with surgery, drugs, and radiation. Learning Objectives None Related Materials Cancer Difficulty Level: At Grade Authors: Jessica Harwood Douglas Wilkin, Ph.D. Contributors: Doris Kraus, Ph.D. Niamh Gray-Wilson Jean Brainard, Ph.D. Sarah Johnson Jane Willan Corliss Karasov Editors: Douglas Wilkin, Ph.D. Tags: cancer radiation SCI.BIO.940.2.L.1 (2 more) SCI.LSC.940.2.L.1 tumor Subjects: science Life Science Concept Nodes: SCI.LSC.940.2 (Cancer) Grades: 7 , 8 Date Created: Nov 29, 2012 Last Modified: Aug 30, 2016 Vocabulary None Save or share your relevant files like activites, homework and worksheet.To add resources, you must be the owner of the Modality. Click Customize to make your own copy.