NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,913 terms related to cancer and medicine.
A procedure used to treat benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH). An instrument is inserted through the urethra into the bladder. A small microwave antenna on the instrument heats nearby prostate tissue and destroys it. This relieves pressure and improves urine flow. Also called transurethral microwave thermotherapy.