NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

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The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,105 terms related to cancer and medicine.

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aggressive
(uh-GREH-siv)
In medicine, describes a tumor or disease that forms, grows, or spreads quickly. It may also describe treatment that is more severe or intense than usual.