A week ago, Bill called to tell me that he had pancreatic cancer and that it was inoperable.
ABC News reported Monday morning that Scott had inoperable brain cancer.
The fourth case supposes the cancer is inoperable but the child viable.
The third case is that of an inoperable cancer and an inviable child.
In inoperable cases benefit may follow the use of the X-rays, or of radium.
inoperable in·op·er·a·ble (ĭn-ŏp'ər-ə-bəl, -ŏp'rə-)
Unsuitable for a surgical procedure.