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Glossary

The Canadian Cancer Societyís Glossary has been developed to help you understand cancer-related words and phrases. This resource supports information provided on www.cancer.ca.

The Glossary is available in English or French, and each definition can be printed.

If you canít find the word you are looking for, please call an Information Specialist toll-free at 1 888 939-3333. They are available to help you Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., anywhere in Canada.

The Canadian Cancer Society only provides information that is general in nature and cannot guarantee that it is error-free or complete. The Canadian Cancer Society is not responsible for the quality of the information or services provided by another organization, nor does it endorse any service, product, treatment or therapy. A qualified healthcare professional should be consulted before making a medical decision.


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