NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,351 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- A procedure used to repair a bone in the spine that has a break caused by cancer, osteoporosis (a decrease in bone mass and density), or trauma. Bone cement is injected into the broken bone to make it stronger.