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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms



biometry  listen  (by-AH-meh-tree)

  The science of collecting and analyzing biologic or health data using statistical methods. Biometry may be used to help learn the possible causes of a cancer or how often a cancer occurs in a certain group of people. Also called biometrics and biostatistics.

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