NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,525 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- continuous hyperthermic peritoneal perfusion
- listen (kon-TIN-yoo-us HY-per-THER-mik PAYR-ih-toh-NEE-ul per-FYOO-zhun)
- A procedure that bathes the abdominal cavity in fluid that contains anticancer drugs. This fluid is warmer than body temperature. This procedure appears to kill cancer cells without harming normal cells. Also called CHPP.