NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

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The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,032 terms related to cancer and medicine.

NCI, part of the National Institutes of Health of the United States Department of Health and Human Services, is the Federal Government's principal agency for cancer research. It conducts, coordinates, and funds cancer research, training, health information dissemination, and other programs with respect to the cause, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of cancer. Access the NCI Web site at Also called National Cancer Institute.