NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,036 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- Surgery to remove the uterus and, sometimes, the cervix. When the uterus and the cervix are removed, it is called a total hysterectomy. When only the uterus is removed, it is called a partial hysterectomy.