NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,201 terms related to cancer and medicine.
We offer a widget that you can add to your website to let users look up cancer-related terms. Get NCI’s Dictionary of Cancer Terms Widget.
- peak exposure
- listen (peek ek-SPOH-zher)
- The largest amount of a substance or radiation that a person is exposed to at one time. Peak exposure to a harmful substance or radiation may increase the risk of certain diseases or conditions.