RUBINSTEIN-TAYBI SYNDROME (RSTS RTS)

Disease identified by small stature, medium to serious mental retardation, distinct facial characteristics, and wide thumbs and first toes. Additional features of the syndrome...

AMSTERDAM CRITERIA

the traditional requirements for recognizing a family with genetic nonpolyposis colorectal cancer. The requirements are marked by a three-two-one prototype: three people who have...

ALPHA-FETOPROTEIN (A-FETOPROTEIN AFP)

a protein seen in the blood plasma of developing children while inutero and cultivated by a few growths in mature people. Concerning mice, rats,...

NATURAL KILLER CELL (NK CELL)

is one of the many types of lymphocyte white blood cell in the human body which destroy infected or cancerous cells using a variety...

STANOLONE

a semi-synthetic form of dihydrotestosterone used to treat some breast cancers.

CANCER

A group of diseases that feature the unregulated growth of a normal cell to forma malignant tumour that can invade other tissue.

CANCER PHOBIA

The fear of developing cancer and the fear of cancer.

LEUPROLIDE

a hormone which blocks the actions of androgens and oestrogens in the human body used in the treatment of tumours, precocious puberty and advanced...

WERNICKE'S ENCEPHALOPATHY

a neurological disorder elicited by a deficiency of vitamin B. The principal indicators are confusion, occulomotor irregularities, and ataxia. The disorder is most often...

ONCOLOGY

the examination and remediation of non-cancerous and cancerous tumors. This department of medicine and of behavioral or populace sciences entails the management of cancer...

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