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Canadian Cancer Glossary

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The Canadian Cancer Society’s Glossary has been developed to help you understand words or phrases related to cancer. This resource supports information provided in the Canadian Cancer Encyclopedia and on

The Cancer Glossary provides access to glossary terms in both English and French.

If you can’t 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.