NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,779 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- radical local excision
- listen (RA-dih-kul LOH-kul ek-SIH-zhun)
- Surgery to remove a tumor and a large amount of normal tissue surrounding it. Nearby lymph nodes may also be removed.