NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,159 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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A procedure used to treat benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH). An instrument is inserted through the urethra into the bladder. A small microwave antenna on the instrument heats nearby prostate tissue and destroys it. This relieves pressure and improves urine flow. Also called transurethral microwave thermotherapy.