- Benign: Not malignant; not cancerous.
- Biopsied: Tiny piece of a body part that was removed with a needle or during surgery and examined under a microscope to determine if cancer or other abnormal cells are present.
- Biopsies: Tiny pieces of body parts are removed with a needle or during surgery and examined under a microscope to determine if cancer or other abnormal cells are present.
- Biopsy: A procedure in which a tiny piece of a body part, such as the kidney or bladder, is removed for examination under a microscope.
- Bladder: The balloon-shaped pouch of thin, flexible muscle in which urine is temporarily stored before being discharged through the urethra.
- Bladder neck: Area of thickened muscle fiber where the bladder joins the urethra. Acting on signals from the brain, bladder neck muscles can either tighten to hold urine in the bladder or relax to allow urine out and into the urethra.
- Bowel: Intestine.
- Brachytherapy: Treatment for prostate cancer that involves the placement of tiny radioactive pellets into the prostate by utilizing ultrasound.