NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,138 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- laparoscopic-assisted resection
- listen (LA-puh-ruh-SKAH-pik-uh-SIS-ted ree-SEK-shun)
- Surgery done 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. Also called laparoscopic surgery.