NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

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The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,209 terms related to cancer and medicine.

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insulin
(IN-suh-lin)
A hormone made by the islet cells of the pancreas. Insulin controls the amount of sugar in the blood by moving it into the cells, where it can be used by the body for energy.