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.

dehydroepiandrosterone
(dee-HY-droh-EH-pee-an-DROS-teh-rone)
A substance being studied in the prevention of cancer. It is a type of steroid. Also called DHEA.