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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oligodendroglioma
(AH-lih-goh-DEN-droh-glee-OH-muh)
A rare, slow-growing tumor that begins in oligodendrocytes (cells that cover and protect nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord). Also called oligodendroglial tumor.