prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia

Definition / meaning of prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia

Noncancerous growth of the cells lining the internal and external surfaces of the prostate gland. Having high-grade prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia may increase the risk of developing prostate cancer. Also called PIN.

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The Web site of the National Cancer Institute (http://www.cancer.gov/)

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