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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Cáncer local

Local cancer (LOH-kul KAN-ser)
An invasive malignant cancer confined entirely to the organ where the cancer began.



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