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NCI_CDC (U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Terms) - Synopsis

Search NCI_CDC in the UMLS Metathesaurus
(requires a free UMLS license)

Description
The NCI Thesaurus incorporates a small set of cancer-related terms from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Metathesaurus Update Frequency
The CDC terms are updated annually as part of the NCI Thesaurus in the Metathesaurus.