CAUSALITY

Philosophy. All events have causes and are consequences of earlier events. See causation- determinism. Causality means that something has a cause-effect relationship with something...

ANTIANDROGEN THERAPY

a type of medical treatment using anitandrogens to mitigate an excessive level of male hormones. Specifically, it may correct hair loss, prostrate cancer, and...

BCL-2

n. a family of regulator proteins, first of which is the B-Cell Lymphoma-2 (BCL-2) gene. These are genes whose proteins and protein products help...

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...

STANOLONE

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

LARYNGEAL CANCER

Cancerous growths that affect the larynx or vocal cords. Higher incidents of this form of cancer affect the male population. ...

VULVECTOMY

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

ORCHIDECTOMY

noun. the surgical removal of at least one of the testicles. It might be done whenever a testicle is damaged or infected, like whenever...

CARCINOGEN

n. any cancer-causing substance which a person ingests or comes in contact with, directly. Also, any cancer-initiating agent which someone gets exposed to, indirectly....

AMSTERDAM CRITERIA

the traditional requirements for recognizing a family with genetic nonpolyposis colorectal cancer. The requirements are marked by a three-two-one prototype: three people who have...

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