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Glossary: NCI, Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota


NCI, part of the National Institutes of Health of the United States Department of Health and Human Services, is the Federal Government's principal agency for cancer research. It conducts, coordinates, and funds cancer research, training, health information dissemination, and other programs with respect to the cause, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of cancer. Access the NCI Web site at Also called National Cancer Institute.


The U.S. National Cancer InstituteEl Instituto Nacional del Cáncer de los Estados Unidos