NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,989 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- The root of this plant has been used in some cultures to treat certain medical problems. It may have anti-inflammatory and anticancer effects. The scientific name is Rheum palmatum or Rheum officinale. Also called Chinese rhubarb, Indian rhubarb, rhubarb, and Turkish rhubarb.