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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Evolución de la enfermedad

Disease progression (dih-ZEEZ pruh-GREH-shun)
Cancer that continues to grow or spread.

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.