NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,811 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- cumulative exposure
- listen (KYOO-myuh-luh-tiv ek-SPOH-zher)
- The total amount of a substance or radiation that a person is exposed to over time. Cumulative exposure to a harmful substance or radiation may increase the risk of certain diseases or conditions.