NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

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The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,926 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.

transurethral resection of the prostate
(TRANZ-yoo-REE-thrul ree-SEK-shun ... PROS-tayt)
Surgery to remove tissue from the prostate using an instrument inserted through the urethra. Also called TURP.