NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,893 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- Cancer Information Service
- listen (KAN-ser in-fer-MAY-shun SER-vis)
The Cancer Information Service is the National Cancer Institute's link to the
public, interpreting and explaining research findings in a
clear and understandable manner, and providing personalized
responses to specific questions about cancer. Access the
CIS by calling 1-800-4-CANCER (1-800-422-6237), or by using
the LiveHelp instant-messaging service at
https://livehelp.cancer.gov. Also called CIS.