NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,780 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- genetic analysis
- listen (jeh-NEH-tik uh-NA-lih-sis)
- The study of a sample of DNA to look for mutations (changes) that may increase risk of disease or affect the way a person responds to treatment.