NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

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The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,777 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.

ureteronephrectomy
(YER-eh-ter-oh-neh-FREK-toh-mee)
Surgery to remove a kidney and its ureter. Also called nephroureterectomy.