NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,334 terms related to cancer and medicine.

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acupuncturist
(AK-yoo-PUNK-cheh-rist)
A person trained in acupuncture (therapy that uses thin needles inserted through the skin at specific points on the body to control pain and other symptoms). Acupuncture is a type of complementary and alternative medicine.