NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

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The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,992 terms related to cancer and medicine.

benign prostatic hypertrophy
(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.