NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,800 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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Prostate cancer that keeps growing even when the amount of testosterone in the body is reduced to very low levels. Many early-stage prostate cancers need normal levels of testosterone to grow, but CRPCs do not. Also called castrate-resistant prostate cancer.