NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,386 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- resistant cancer
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- Cancer that does not respond to treatment. The cancer may be resistant at the beginning of treatment, or it may become resistant during treatment. Also called refractory cancer.