NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,926 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- subjective improvement
- listen (sub-JEK-tiv im-PROOV-ment)
- An improvement that is reported by the patient, but cannot be measured by the healthcare provider (for example, "I feel better").