NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,846 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- standard therapy
- listen (STAN-durd THAYR-uh-pee)
- Treatment that is accepted by medical experts as a proper treatment for a certain type of disease and that is widely used by healthcare professionals. Also called best practice, standard medical care, and standard of care.