NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,926 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- invasive procedure
- listen (in-VAY-siv proh-SEE-jer)
- A medical procedure that invades (enters) the body, usually by cutting or puncturing the skin or by inserting instruments into the body.