NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,881 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- colorectal cancer
- listen (KOH-loh-REK-tul KAN-ser)
Cancer that develops in the colon (the longest part of the large intestine) and/or the rectum (the last several inches of the large intestine before the anus).