NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,865 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- A branch of medicine that specializes in diagnosing and treating diseases of the heart, blood vessels, and circulatory system. These diseases include coronary artery disease, heart rhythm problems, and heart failure.