NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

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The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,894 terms related to cancer and medicine.

Browse the dictionary by selecting a letter of the alphabet or by entering a cancer-related word or phrase in the search box.

transurethral resection
(TRANZ-yoo-REE-thrul ree-SEK-shun)
Surgery performed with a special instrument inserted through the urethra. Also called TUR.