Definitions

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  • adjective medicine Unable to be removed through surgery.

Etymologies

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un- +β€Ž resectable, see resect.

Examples

  • Under his leadership, the program's surgeons were able to aggressively resect and cure up to a third of patients who had been identified as unresectable by other institutions.

    Media Newswire

  • Under his leadership, the program's surgeons were able to aggressively resect and cure up to a third of patients who had been identified as unresectable by other institutions.

    Media Newswire

  • At diagnosis, most patients with NSCLC present with advanced, inoperable (also called unresectable) disease, which is associated with poor prognosis

    THE MEDICAL NEWS

  • At diagnosis, most patients with NSCLC present with advanced, inoperable (also called unresectable) disease, which is associated with poor prognosis

    THE MEDICAL NEWS

  • Under his leadership, the program's surgeons were able to aggressively resect and cure up to a third of patients who had been identified as unresectable by other institutions.

    Media Newswire

  • At diagnosis, most patients with NSCLC present with advanced, inoperable (also called unresectable) disease, which is associated with poor prognosis

    THE MEDICAL NEWS

  • At diagnosis, most patients with NSCLC present with advanced, inoperable (also called unresectable) disease, which is associated with poor prognosis8

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • Pfizer shares are trading to the downside Monday, despite news that the Food and Drug Administration approved its cancer drug Sutent to treat progressive, well-differentiated pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors in patients with unresectable locally advanced or metastatic disease.

    Pfizer's Sutent Gets Approval To Treat Rare Cancer

  • For Sutent, the panel voted 8-2 in favor of a similar question for the use of Sutent in patients with "unresectable" pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors, or those that can't be removed by surgery.

    Two Drugs for Cancer Get Boost

  • Dr Steven A. Curley, who pioneered the clinical studies that led to FDA approval of radiofrequency ablation to treat unresectable primary and metastatic hepatobiliary malignancies, referred to the method as β€œone of the most exciting developments in years.”

    Curing Cancer, Burning Salt Water | Impact Lab

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