NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,916 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- translational research
- listen (trans-LAY-shuh-nul REE-serch)
- A term used to describe the process by which the results of research done in the laboratory are used to develop new ways to diagnose and treat disease.