NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,812 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- central nervous system metastasis
- listen (SEN-trul NER-vus SIS-tem meh-TAS-tuh-sis)
- Cancer that has spread from the original (primary) tumor to the central nervous system (CNS). Also called CNS metastasis.