NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

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The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,777 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.

microwave acupuncture
(MY-kroh-WAYV AK-yoo-PUNK-cher)
A type of acupuncture in which a microwave device is attached to an acupuncture needle to give microwave radiation at an acupuncture point.