NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

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The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,863 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.

radioimmunoguided surgery
(RAY-dee-oh-IH-myoo-noh-GY-ded SER-juh-ree)
A procedure that uses radioactive substances to locate tumors so that they can be removed by surgery.