NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,032 terms related to cancer and medicine.
- laser therapy
- listen (LAY-zer THAYR-uh-pee)
Treatment that uses intense, narrow beams of light to cut and destroy tissue, such as cancer tissue. Laser therapy may also be used to reduce lymphedema (swelling caused by a buildup of lymph fluid in tissue) after breast cancer surgery.