NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,846 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- radiation dermatitis
- listen (RAY-dee-AY-shun DER-muh-TY-tis)
- A skin condition that is a common side effect of radiation therapy. The affected skin becomes painful, red, itchy, and blistered.