NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,547 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- laboratory test
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A medical procedure that involves testing a sample of blood, urine, or other substance from the body. Laboratory tests can help determine a diagnosis, plan treatment, check to see if treatment is working, or monitor the disease over time.