NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

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The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,926 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.

fludeoxyglucose F 18
(FLOO-dee-OK-see-GLOO-kose …)
The radioactive form of glucose used in positron emission tomography (PET), a diagnostic imaging procedure.