NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

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The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,098 terms related to cancer and medicine.

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ataxia-telangiectasia
(uh-TAK-see-uh-teh-LAN-jee-ek-TAY-zhuh)
A rare, inherited, progressive, degenerative disease of childhood that causes loss of muscle control, a weakened immune system, and an increased risk of cancer.