NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,800 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- paraneoplastic syndrome
- listen (PAYR-uh-NEE-oh-PLAS-tik SIN-drome)
- A group of symptoms that may develop when substances released by some cancer cells disrupt the normal function of surrounding cells and tissue.