NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,926 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- Dukes classification
- listen (dooks KLA-sih-fih-KAY-shun)
- A staging system used to describe the extent of colorectal cancer. Stages range from A (early stage) to D (advanced stage).