Cancer dictionary of words, acronyms, abbreviations, & medical terms.
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Cy/A
cyclophosphamide and doxorubicin
CYADIC
cyclophosphamide, decarbazine, and doxorubicin
cyanogenic glucoside
A plant compound that contains sugar and produces cyanide
cyanosis
Blue-colored skin caused by too little oxygen in the blood
cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitor
COX-2 inhibitor. A nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug used to relieve pain and inflammation. COX-2 inhibitors are being studied in the prevention of colon polyps, and as anticancer drugs More…
cyclophosphamide
An anticancer drug that belongs to the family of drugs called alkylating agents
cyclosphosphamide
Cytotoxic alkylating agent of the nitrogen mustard group, used in combination with other agents to treat certain cancers.
cyclosporine
A drug used to help reduce the risk of rejection of organ and bone marrow transplants by the body. It is also used in clinical trials to make cancer cells more sensitive to anticancer drugs More…
cyclotron
An accelerator that imparts energies of several million electron-volts to rapidly moving particles used to treat cancer.
cyproheptadine
(si-pro-HEP-ta-deen) A drug that is used to treat asthma, allergies, and colds, and to relieve itching caused by certain skin disorders. It has also been used to stimulate appetite and More…
cyproterone acetate
A synthetic hormone being studied for treatment of hot flashes in men with prostate cancer who have had both testicles removed by surgery
cyst
(sist) A sac or capsule in the body. It may be filled with fluid or other material. Cysts are almost always benign
cystadenocarcinoma
Neoplasm derived from glandular epithelium, in which cystic accumulations of retained secretions are formed. They commonly originate in the ovary or pancreas.
cystectomy
(sis-TEK-tuh-mee) Surgery to remove all or part of the bladder
cystic
Of or relating to or resembling a cyst
cystic fibrosis
A common hereditary disease in which exocrine (secretory) glands produce abnormally thick mucus. This mucus can cause problems in digestion, breathing, and body cooling
cystitis
Inflammation of the urinary bladder and ureters
cystography
Detailed study of the bladder, which uses a dye and X-rays.
cystoprostatectomy
Surgical removal of bladder, prostate, and seminal vesicles sometimes used for the treatment of urethral cancer.
cystosarcoma phyllodes
CSP. A type of tumor found in breast tissue. It is often large and bulky and grows quickly. It is usually benign (not cancer), but may be malignant (cancer). Also called phyllodes tumor More…
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