NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

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The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,899 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.

extensive-stage small cell lung cancer
(ek-STEN-siv-stayj ... sel lung KAN-ser)
Cancer has spread outside of the lung in which it began or to other parts of the body.