NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

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The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,886 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.

papillary serous carcinoma
(PA-pih-LAYR-ee SEER-us KAR-sih-NOH-muh)
An aggressive cancer that usually affects the uterus/endometrium, peritoneum, or ovary.