National Cancer Institute

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National Cancer Institute

 (NCI)
an institute of the national institutes of health that leads a national effort to reduce the burden of cancer morbidity and mortality by stimulating and supporting scientific discoveries through basic and clinical biomedical research and training. It conducts and supports programs to understand the causes of cancer; prevent, detect, diagnose, treat, and control cancer; and disseminate information to the practitioner, patient, and public in general.

National Cancer Institute (NCI)

an institute of the National Institutes of Health that leads a national effort to reduce the burden of cancer morbidity and mortality by stimulating and supporting scientific discoveries through basic and clinical biomedical research and training. It conducts and supports programs to understand the causes of cancer; prevent, detect, diagnose, treat, and control cancer; and disseminate information to the practitioner, patient, and public in general.

National Cancer Institute

An American institute which, like the others in the National Institutes of Health, is under the US Public Health Service. The NCI has a focused interest in mainstream cancer research, conducts its own independent research, and guides the peer-review process for the funding of (mainstream) experimental protocols for treating malignancy.

National Cancer Institute

An institute which, like the others in the National Institutes of Health, is under the US Public Health Service; the NCI has a focused interest on cancer research, conducts its own research, and guides peer-review for funding of mainstream experimental protocols for treating CA. See Cancer screening. Cf International Association of Cancer Victors & Friends, National Health Federation, Office of Alternative Medicine, Unproven methods for cancer management.

National Cancer Institute (NCI),

n.pr U.S. government's primary agency for cancer research and education. The Institute oversees the National Cancer Program, which conducts and provides support for research, health information dissemination, training, and other resources that pertain to the prevention, dia-gnosis, cause, and treatment of cancer.
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