NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,916 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- regional cancer
- listen (REE-juh-nul KAN-ser)
- Refers to cancer that has grown beyond the original (primary) tumor to nearby lymph nodes or organs and tissues.