NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,879 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- radical retropubic prostatectomy
- listen (RA-dih-kul reh-troh-PYOO-bik PROS-tuh-TEK-toh-mee)
Surgery to remove all of the prostate and nearby lymph nodes through an incision in the wall of the abdomen.