NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,537 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- rectal reconstruction
- listen (REK-tul REE-kun-STRUK-shun)
- Surgery to rebuild the rectum (the last several inches of the large intestine before the anus) using a section of the colon. This may be done when the rectum has been removed to treat cancer or other diseases.