NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,916 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- tumor burden
- listen (TOO-mer BUR-den)
- Refers to the number of cancer cells, the size of a tumor, or the amount of cancer in the body. Also called tumor load.