NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

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The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,893 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.

metronomic therapy
(MEH-truh-NAH-mik THAYR-uh-pee)
Continuous or frequent treatment with low doses of anticancer drugs, often given with other methods of therapy.