NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,537 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- An abnormal patch of red and white tissue that forms on mucous membranes in the mouth and may become cancer. Tobacco (smoking and chewing) and alcohol may increase the risk of erythroleukoplakia.