NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

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The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,179 terms related to cancer and medicine.

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light-emitting diode therapy
(lite-ee-MIH-ting DY-ode THAYR-uh-pee)
Treatment with drugs that become active and may kill cancer cells when exposed to light. Light-emitting diode therapy is type of photodynamic therapy which uses a special type of light to activate the drug. Also called LED therapy.