NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

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The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,926 terms related to cancer and medicine.

Browse the dictionary by selecting a letter of the alphabet or by entering a cancer-related word or phrase in the search box.

stereotactic injection
(STAYR-ee-oh-TAK-tik in-JEK-shun)
A procedure in which a computer and a 3-dimensional scanning device are used to inject anticancer drugs directly into a tumor.