NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,092 terms related to cancer and medicine.
- listen (KON-truh-IN-dih-KAY-shun)
- A symptom or medical condition that makes a particular treatment or procedure inadvisable because a person is likely to have a bad reaction. For example, having a bleeding disorder is a contraindication for taking aspirin because treatment with aspirin may cause excess bleeding.