NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

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The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,790 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.

staurosporine
(STAW-roh-SPOR-een)
A drug that belongs to the family of drugs called alkaloids. It is being studied in the treatment of cancer.