NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,378 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- A change in a gene’s DNA sequence that has an unknown effect on a person’s health. There is usually not enough information about a VUS to know whether it increases a person’s risk of developing a disease, such as cancer. Also called unclassified variant, variant of uncertain significance, and variant of unknown significance.