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debulk

[de-bulk] to surgically reduce the volume or amount of cancer, usually by removing all that can be safely taken out.

Approach to treatment of ovarian cancer

... If the chemo works and the patient becomes stronger, surgery to debulk the
cancer may be done. This is often followed by more chemo. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/ovariancancer/overviewguide/ovarian-cancer-overview-treating-epithelial-ovarian-cancer

Treatment of invasive epithelial ovarian cancers, by stage

... If the chemo works and the patient becomes stronger, surgery to debulk
the cancer may be done, often followed by more chemo. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/ovariancancer/detailedguide/ovarian-cancer-treating-by-stage

Cancer Glossary

... debulk Search [de-bulk]. to surgically reduce the volume or amount of cancer,
usually by removing all that can be safely taken out. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerglossary/index.aspx?letter=d

Surgery for ovarian cancer

... In order to debulk the cancer, the surgeon may need to remove part
of the colon, bladder, stomach, liver, and/or pancreas. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/ovariancancer/overviewguide/ovarian-cancer-overview-treating-surgery

Treatment for stromal tumors of the ovary, by stage

... tumor. Surgery is also used to stage and debulk the cancer, as needed
(this is discussed in the section about surgery). ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/ovariancancer/detailedguide/ovarian-cancer-treating-stromal-tumors

Treatment for epithelial tumors of low malignant potential

... If the tumor has spread outside of the ovary when it is first diagnosed, the
surgeon will remove as much of it as possible (debulk it). ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/ovariancancer/detailedguide/ovarian-cancer-treating-low-malignant-potential

Ovarian Cancer

... tumors after surgery. Sometimes the surgeon will need to remove a
piece of colon to debulk the cancer properly. In some ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003130-pdf.pdf

Surgery for ovarian cancer

... tumors after surgery. Sometimes the surgeon will need to remove a
piece of colon to debulk the cancer properly. In some ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/ovariancancer/detailedguide/ovarian-cancer-treating-surgery

Ovarian Cancer Overview

... In order to debulk the cancer, the surgeon may need to remove part
of the colon, bladder, stomach, liver, and/or pancreas. ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003070-pdf.pdf

Should We Screen For Lung Cancer, Or Not?

... There is evidence that RFA can kill some cancer and/or debulk tumors
making them more susceptible to chemo and radiation. ...

http://www.cancer.org/aboutus/drlensblog/post/2007/03/06/should-we-screen-for-lung-cancer-or-not.aspx