- Malignancies: Cancerous growths.
- Malignant: A cancerous growth that is likely to grow and spread which can cause serious disablement or death.
- Metastatic: Cancer that has metastasized, in other words, spread to other parts of the body.
- MRI: Also referred to a magnetic resonance imaging. A diagnostic procedure that uses a combination of large magnets, radiofrequencies and a computer to produce detailed images of organs and structures within the body.