NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,467 terms related to cancer and medicine.

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nutrigenomics
(NOO-trih-jeh-NOH-mix)
The study of how food affects a person’s genes and how a person’s genes affect the way the body responds to food. Nutrigenomics is used to learn more about how genes and diet together may affect a person’s health and risk of developing diseases, such as cancer. It may also help find new ways to prevent and treat disease.