NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,201 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- listen (trayl)
- A cell protein that can attach to certain molecules in some cancer cells and may kill the cells. TRAIL is being studied in the treatment of cancer. Also called Apo-2L, TNF-related apoptosis-inducing ligand, and tumor necrosis factor-related apoptosis-inducing ligand.