NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,804 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- late-stage cancer
- listen (LAYT-stayj KAN-ser)
- A term used to describe cancer that is far along in its growth, and has spread to the lymph nodes or other places in the body.