NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,399 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- benign prostatic hyperplasia
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A benign (not
cancer) condition in which an overgrowth of prostate tissue
pushes against the urethra and the bladder, blocking the
flow of urine. Also called benign prostatic hypertrophy and BPH.