NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,459 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- blast crisis
- listen (blast KRY-sis)
- A phase of chronic myelogenous leukemia in which tiredness, fever, and an enlarged spleen occur during the blastic phase, when more than 30% of the cells in the blood or bone marrow are blast cells (immature blood cells).