NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

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The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,032 terms related to cancer and medicine.

Therapy that uses one type of treatment, such as radiation therapy or surgery alone, to treat a certain disease or condition. In drug therapy, monotherapy refers to the use of a single drug to treat a disease or condition.