NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,777 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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Parts of the flowering plant have been used in some cultures to treat certain medical problems. It may have anticancer effects. The scientific name is
Nasturtium officinale. Also called Indian cress.