A surgical procedure to decrease the mass effect of a tumor by removing a portion of the tumor.
To drastically reduce in size, decrease the amount of mass.
A surgical procedure to decrease mass effect by removing a portion of a tumor or dead tissue. See mass effect.
To reduce the size of a tumor without completely eliminating it, by surgical or other means. This often makes the tumor more responsive to chemotherapy or radiotherapy.
to surgically reduce the volume of cancer