NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,812 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- A piece of a protein found only on melanoma (a type of skin cancer) cells. It is being used in vaccines to help the immune system kill melanoma cells.