NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

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The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,916 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.

stage III pancreatic cancer
(... PAN-kree-A-tik KAN-ser)
Cancer has spread to the major blood vessels near the pancreas, and may have spread to nearby lymph nodes.