NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,384 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- The field of research that deals with the engineering and creation of things from materials that are less than 100 nanometers (one-billionth of a meter) in size, especially single atoms or molecules. Nanotechnology is being studied in the detection, diagnosis, and treatment of cancer.