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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Terapia molecularmente dirigida

Molecularly targeted therapy (muh-LEH-kyuh-ler-lee TAR-geh-ted THAYR-uh-pee)
In cancer treatment, substances that kill cancer cells by targeting key molecules involved in cancer cell growth.



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