NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,855 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.
- exploratory surgery
- listen (ek-SPLOR-uh-TOR-ee SER-juh-ree)
- Surgery to look inside the body to help make a diagnosis.