CARCINOGEN

Any substance that can start a cancer developing.

RADIATION THERAPY

Also called radiotherapy, radiation therapy is primarily used in the treatment of cancers. A radioactive isotope may be implanted, or the area to...

NATURAL KILLER CELL (NK CELL)

is one of the many types of lymphocyte white blood cell in the human body which destroy infected or cancerous cells using a variety...

PSYCHOONCOLOGY

The study of psychological responses to cancer. These responses are studied as to how they relate to risk, detection, course treatment and...

CRYPTORCHIDISM

noun. The state of a man whose testicles haven't lowered into the scrotum. It's not uncommon and doesn't hinder the normal hormonal operations that...

STANOLONE

a semi-synthetic form of dihydrotestosterone used to treat some breast cancers.

FENTANYL

a very potent opioid analgesic that is used for anesthesia during surgery, for the management of severe cancer pain in patients resistant to other...

ONCOLOGY

the examination and remediation of non-cancerous and cancerous tumors. This department of medicine and of behavioral or populace sciences entails the management of cancer...

AMPUTATION

with regard to the medical or trauma-related separation of an appendage from the core body or from another limb on the body. A medical...

VULVECTOMY

noun. the surgical removal of all or a portion of the vulva . A vulvectomy is carried out as a type of remediation for...

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