NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,846 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- genetic testing
- listen (jeh-NEH-tik TES-ting)
- Analyzing DNA to look for a genetic alteration that may indicate an increased risk for developing a specific disease or disorder.