NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

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The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,940 terms related to cancer and medicine.

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erythroleukoplakia
(eh-RITH-roh-LOO-koh-PLAY-kee-uh)
An abnormal patch of red and white tissue that forms on mucous membranes in the mouth and may become cancer. Tobacco (smoking and chewing) and alcohol may increase the risk of erythroleukoplakia.