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View in Spanish: Histerectomía radical

Radical hysterectomy (RA-dih-kul HIS-teh-REK-toh-mee)
Surgery to remove the uterus, cervix, and part of the vagina. The ovaries, fallopian tubes, and nearby lymph nodes may also be removed.



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