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There are currently 3 names in this directory beginning with the letter K.
Karnofsky Performance Status Scale (KPS)
A rating scale of one's ability to do daily activities.
Karyotype
A map of chromosomes according to their size and shape. Karyotyping is a process that examines a map (karyotype) of a cell's chromosomes.
KRAS gene
A gene capable of causing cancer when altered; drugs that block its activity may stop cancer growth. Sometimes called K-ras oncogene.
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