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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Metastasectomía completa

Complete metastasectomy (kum-PLEET meh-TAS-tuh-SEK-toh-mee)
Surgery to remove all metastases (tumors formed from cells that have spread from the primary tumor).

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.