NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,458 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- benign prostatic hypertrophy
- listen (beh-NINE prah-STA-tik hy-PER-troh-fee)
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 hyperplasia and BPH.