NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,881 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- molecularly targeted therapy
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- In cancer treatment, substances that kill cancer cells by targeting key molecules involved in cancer cell growth.