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inoperable

Surgery not suitable for operation without risk, esp (of a malignant tumour) because metastasis has rendered surgery useless
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When these cancers reach the inoperable metastatic stage, there are no effective treatments available today.
CHEST-1 included patients with inoperable thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension.
CyberKnife, reportedly also used by Swayze, blasts radiation with pinpoint accuracy at tumours often otherwise inoperable because they are near major blood vessels.
It moves with the patient's breathing, meaning it can target tumours deemed inoperable due to their close proximity to major blood vessels.
Lisa was just 27 when she was told she had an inoperable brain tumour known as a meningioma.
Reports that drivers of buses with inoperable lifts routinely refuse to call for alternative transportation are a good example of a bad attitude.
Taxotere was approved on the basis of the results of a multicenter, randomized trial of 358 patients with previously untreated, inoperable, locally advanced SCCHN The patients were divided into two groups; one received Taxotere in combination with the chemotherapy drugs cisplatin and fluorouracil, and the other received only cisplatin and fluorouracil.
Lost in the Fog, the national- champion sprinter from California whose winning streak was one of horse racing's happiest stories a year ago, has inoperable cancer and will have to be euthanized in the next couple of weeks, his trainer and veterinarian announced Friday.
It is indicated for the treatment of gastric cancer, colorectal cancer, head and neck cancer, non-small cell lung cancer and inoperable or recurrent breast cancer.
95) is set eight years after a Change has made technology inoperable around the world--and survivors are starting to band together to rebuild society.
Chap 4 says all unmanned weapon systems installed in tanks, vehicles or aircraft are to be made inoperable by removing the barrel or other essential firing component.
All the volunteers were scheduled to receive radiation for at least one tumor, deemed inoperable, that had invaded the chest wall.