NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,399 terms related to cancer and medicine.

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vitality
(vy-TA-lih-tee)
A term used to describe a person’s ability to live, grow, and develop. Vitality also refers to having energy and being vigorous and active. Being ill or being treated for a disease, such as cancer, may lessen a person’s vitality.