NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

  • Resize font
  • Print
  • Email
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Google+
  • Pinterest

The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,812 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.

saquinavir mesylate
(sa-KWIH-nuh-veer MEH-zih-layt)
A drug that belongs to the family of drugs called protease inhibitors. It interferes with the ability of a virus to make copies of itself.