NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,856 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- A malignant (cancer) tumor of smooth muscle cells that can arise almost anywhere in the body, but is most common in the uterus, abdomen, or pelvis.