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.

pharmacist
(FAR-muh-sist)
A person licensed to prepare and dispense (give out) prescription drugs and who has been taught how they work, how to use them, and their side effects.