NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,386 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- A component of certain plants, including cayenne and red pepper, used topically for peripheral nerve pain. It is also being studied for controlling mucositis pain after chemotherapy and radiation therapy.