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Glossary of Cancer Treatment Terms

When you are being treated for cancer, you may come across some unfamiliar terms.

To learn more about cancer treatment terms, visit cancer.net, the website of the American Society of Oncology (ASCO)

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Glossary of Cancer After-Treatment Terms

Once you have completed a course of treatment, you may encounter some unfamiliar terms.

To learn more about cancer treatment terms your doctor may use after you have completed a course of treatments, visit cancer.net, the website of the American Society of Oncology (ASCO)

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Glossary of Radiation Therapy Terms

While learning about radiation therapy, you may come across or hear a variety of unfamiliar terms.

To learn more about radiation therapy terms, visit cancer.org, the website of the American Cancer Society

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Glossary of Cancer Side Effects Terms

Cancer and cancer treatment often cause a variety of side effects, and the terms used to describe these side effects may be unfamiliar.

To learn more about the side effects of cancer and cancer treatments, and terms used to describe them, visit cancer.net, the website of the American Society of Clinical Oncologists (ASCO).

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Glossary of Billing and Insurance Terms

People living with pancreatic cancer may encounter a variety of unfamiliar terms related to billing and insurance.

To learn more about billing and insurance terms, visit cancer.org, the website of the American Cancer Society.

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Glossary of Terms Related to Cancer Care Costs

People living with pancreatic cancer may encounter a variety of unfamiliar terms related to the cost of their care. These terms can range from those related to insurance and billing, to legal and regulatory issues.

To learn more about terms related to the costs of cancer care, visit cancer.net, the website of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO).

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Glossary of Cancer Research Statistic Terms

While researching clinical trials, you may come across or hear a variety of unfamiliar cancer research statistics terms.

To learn more about cancer research statistics terms, visit cancer.net, the website of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)

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