NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,032 terms related to cancer and medicine.
- Epstein-Barr virus
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- A common virus that remains dormant in most people. It causes infectious mononucleosis and has been associated with certain cancers, including Burkitt lymphoma, immunoblastic lymphoma, and nasopharyngeal carcinoma. Also called EBV.