NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,777 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- ovarian ablation
- listen (oh-VAYR-ee-un a-BLAY-shun)
- Surgery, radiation therapy, or a drug treatment to stop the functioning of the ovaries. Also called ovarian suppression.