NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,098 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.
- A substance being studied in the treatment of some types of cancer. It may help make cancer cells easier to kill with radiation therapy. THU is a type of radiosensitizing agent, a type of multidrug resistance modulator, and a type of cytidine deaminase inhibitor. Also called tetrahydrouridine.