NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,800 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- mutation carrier
- listen (myoo-TAY-shun KAYR-ee-er)
- A person who has a mutated (changed) copy of a gene. This change may cause a disease in that person or in his or her children.