NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,044 terms related to cancer and medicine.
- laparoscopic prostatectomy
- listen (LA-puh-ruh-SKAH-pik PROS-tuh-TEK-toh-mee)
- Surgery to remove all or part of the prostate with the aid of a laparoscope. A laparoscope is a thin, tube-like instrument with a light and a lens for viewing. It may also have a tool to remove tissue to be checked under a microscope for signs of disease.