NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,441 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- predictive factor
- listen (preh-DIK-tiv FAK-ter)
- A condition or finding that can be used to help predict whether a person’s cancer will respond to a specific treatment. Predictive factor may also describe something that increases a person’s risk of developing a condition or disease.