NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,070 terms related to cancer and medicine.
- 5Q minus syndrome
- listen (...MY-nus SIN-drome)
- A rare disorder caused by loss of part of the long arm (Q arm) of human chromosome 5. This syndrome affects myeloid (bone marrow) cells, causing treatment-resistant anemia, and myelodysplastic syndromes that may lead to acute myelogenous leukemia. Also called 5Q- syndrome.