NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,054 terms related to cancer and medicine.
- listen (SY-koh-SOH-shul)
- In medicine, describes the psychological (emotional) and social parts of a disease and its treatment. Some of the psychosocial parts of cancer are its effects on patients’ feelings, moods, beliefs, the way they cope, and relationships with family, friends, and co-workers.