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Glossary: prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia, Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota

prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia

(prah-STA-tik IN-truh-eh-puh-THEE-lee-ul NEE-oh-PLAY-zhuh)

Noncancerous growth of the cells lining the internal and external surfaces of the prostate gland. Having high-grade prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia may increase the risk of developing prostate cancer. Also called PIN.

2008-01-16