NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,107 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- A test that uses the binding of antibodies to antigens to identify and measure certain substances. Immunoassays may be used to diagnose disease. Also, test results can provide information about a disease that may help in planning treatment (for example, when estrogen receptors are measured in breast cancer).