NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,926 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.
- x-ray therapy
- listen (...THAYR-uh-pee)
- A type of radiation therapy that uses high-energy radiation from x-rays to kill cancer cells and shrink tumors.