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Glossary: metastasectomy, Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota

metastasectomy

(meh-TAS-tuh-SEK-toh-mee)

Surgery to remove one or more metastases (tumors formed from cells that have spread from the primary tumor). When all metastases are removed, it is called a complete metastasectomy.

2003-11-20

2006-10-03