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Whipple Procedure (12-5-2001) A type of surgery used to treat pancreatic cancer. The surgeon removes teh head of the pancreas, the duodenum, a portion of the stomach, and other nearby tissue. ... Continue Reading

Wafer Implants (12-5-2001) A product that is placed in the brain at the site of surgery. The implant slowly dissolves and releases an anti-cancer drug. ... Continue Reading

Wada Test (12-5-2001) Administration of a drug into an artery to find areas of the brain that control speech and memory. ... Continue Reading

Wire Localization (12-5-2001) A procedure used to guide a surgical breast biopsy when the lump is difficult to locate or in areas that look suspicious on the x-ray but do not have a distinct lump. ... Continue Reading

Wilm’s Tumor (12-5-2001) A form of kidney cancer that primarily affects young children. ... Continue Reading

Wobe-Mugos (12-5-2001) A Cam biologic/orthomolecular therapy consisting of a particular enzyme mixture which enhances the immune system and may help block tumor growth. ... Continue Reading

Wilm’s Tumor (12-5-2001) A form of kidney cancer that primarily affects young children. ... Continue Reading

White Blood Cells (12-5-2001) Cells that help the body fight infection and disease. ... Continue Reading

Wernicke’s Area (12-5-2001) A part of the brain involved with language. ... Continue Reading

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