May 29, 2014

CT scan

See computer tomography
May 29, 2014

Cryosurgery (Also referred to as Cryotherapy or Cryoablation)

The freezing of tissue with the use of liquid nitrogen probes. When used to treat prostate cancer, the cryoprobes are guided by transrectal ultrasound.
May 29, 2014

Core

The small amount of prostate tissue that is extracted during a needle biopsy.
May 29, 2014

Contraindication

A situation in which a particular medical treatment or therapy is not recommended because of potential side effects.
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