NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

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The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,863 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.

mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue lymphoma
(myoo-KOH-suh-uh-SOH-see-ay-ted LIM-foyd TIH-shoo lim-FOH-muh)
A type of cancer that arises in cells in mucosal tissue that are involved in antibody production. Also called MALT lymphoma.