NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,957 terms related to cancer and medicine.
- parathyroid cancer
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A rare cancer that forms in tissues of one or more of the parathyroid glands (four pea-sized glands in the neck that make parathyroid hormone, which helps the body store and use calcium).