NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

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The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,856 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.

lymphokine-activated killer cell
(LIM-foh-kine-AK-tih-vay-ted KIH-ler sel)
A white blood cell that is stimulated in a laboratory to kill tumor cells. Also called LAK cell.