May 29, 2014

Placebo

A sugar pill often taken by participants in a medical study. Patients taking a placebo are compared to patients taking actual medications.
May 29, 2014

PIN (Prostatic Intraepithelia Neoplasia)

Cells that are not quite normal yet also not cancerous. The presence of PIN can prompt the physician to increase surveillance as its presence may be […]
May 29, 2014

Photon Radiation

Also known as X-rays. Low-energy photon radiation has just enough photon energy to penetrate the body for an x-ray film but cause minimal harm to the […]
May 29, 2014

Perineural Invasion

Describing cancer which has spread from the prostate to the nerve bundles.
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