NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

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The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,791 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.

indole-3-carbinol
(IN-dole … KAR-bih-nol)
A substance that is being studied as a cancer prevention drug. It is found in cruciferous vegetables.