chemosurgery


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chemosurgery

[¦kē·mō¦sərj·ə·rē]
(medicine)
Surgical removal of diseased or unwanted tissue by the application of chemicals.
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Ophthalmic artery chemosurgery for retinoblastoma prevents new intraocular tumors.
But the Thriller hitmaker was seen leaving the clinic with the bag, carried by a minder, and it read: "Diseases of the skin, skin cancer and skin cancer chemosurgery.
A 66-year-old woman with history of facial skin cancers presented to the senior author (JRT) after she had undergone Mobs' chemosurgery for removal of a basal cell carcinoma on the right nasal ala (figure, A).