Cancer dictionary of words, acronyms, abbreviations, & medical terms.
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isolated lung perfusion
A surgical procedure during which the circulation of blood to the lungs is separated from the circulation of blood through the rest of the body, and a drug is delivered directly into the More…
isotope
One of two or more atoms with the same atomic number but with different numbers of neutrons .
isotretinoin
A drug that belongs to the family of drugs called retinoids. It is used in the treatment of acne and psoriasis and is being studied in cancer prevention. Also called 13-cis retinoic acid More…
isthmus
(iz-muhs) A narrow part inside the body that connects two larger structures
ITD
internal tandem duplication
ITP
cytarabine, etoposide, ifosfamide, and methotrexate
itraconazole
A drug used to prevent or treat fungal infections. It belongs to the family of drugs called antifungal agents
ITU
intensive therapy unit
IU
International unit. A unit of measurement based on the International System of Units. This system defines units to measure length, time, mass, electric current, temperature, light More…
IU
international units
IV
Intravenous (in-tra-VEE-nus). Injected into a blood vessel
IV
intravenous
IVIG
intravenous immunoglobulin
IVP
Intravenous pyelogram or intravenous pyelography (in-tra-VEE-nus PYE-el-o-gram or pye-LAH-gra-fee). A series of x-rays of the kidneys, ureters, and bladder. The x-rays are taken after a dye More…
IVP
intravenous pyelography
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