NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

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The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,790 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.

adrenalectomy
(uh-DREE-nul-EK-toh-mee)
Surgery to remove one or both adrenal glands (a small organ on top of each kidney).