NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,106 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- Body mass index. A measure that relates body weight to height. BMI is sometimes used to measure total body fat and whether a person is a healthy weight. Excess body fat is linked to an increased risk of some diseases including heart disease and some cancers. Also called body mass index.