Cancer dictionary of words, acronyms, abbreviations, & medical terms.
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FL
flutamide and leuprolide
FL
follicular lymphoma
FL-LC
follicular lymphoma large cell
FL-M
follicular lymphoma mixed small cleaved and large
flat bones
Consist of a layer of spongy bone between two thin layers of compact bone. Their cross-section is flat, not rounded. Examples include the skull and ribs. Flat bones have marrow, but not a More…
flavonoid
A member of a group of substances found in many plants and plant-based foods. Flavonoids have shown antioxidant effects
flavopiridol
A substance that is being studied as an anticancer drug. It belongs to the family of drugs called flavanoids
flaxseed
The seed of the flax plant. It is a rich source of omega-3 fatty acid, fiber, and a compound called lignin. It is being studied in the prevention of prostate cancer. Also called linseed More…
flecainide
A drug that is used to treat abnormal heart rhythms. It may also relieve neuropathic pain, the burning, stabbing, or stinging pain that may arise from damage to nerves caused by some types More…
flow cytometry
A method of measuring the number of cells in a sample, the percentage of live cells in a sample, and certain characteristics of cells, such as size, shape, and the presence of tumor markers More…
floxuridine
An anticancer drug that belongs to the family of drugs called antimetabolites
flt3L
A drug that increases the number of immune cells and may stimulate the immune system to kill cancer cells
fluconazole
A drug that treats infections caused by fungi
flucytosine
A drug that treats infections caused by fungi
fludarabine
An anticancer drug that belongs to the family of drugs called antimetabolites
fludeoxyglucose F 18
The radioactive form of glucose used in positron emission tomography (PET), a diagnostic imaging procedure
FLUDR
floxuridine
fludrocortisone
A synthetic corticosteroid. It is used to replace steroid hormones normally produced by the adrenal gland
fluid
Liquid
fluorescein angiography
An agiogram using the dye fluorescein that provides information about the eye's circulatory system and the condition of the back of the eye
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