NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,926 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- Lack of blood supply to a part of the body. Ischemia may cause tissue damage due to the lack of oxygen and nutrients.