NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,780 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- posterior pelvic exenteration
- listen (pos-TEER-ee-er PEL-vik eg-ZEN-teh-RAY-shun)
- Surgery to remove the lower part of the bowel, rectum, uterus, cervix, ovaries, fallopian tubes, and vagina. Pelvic lymph nodes may also be removed.