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colectomy

[kuh-lek-tuh-me] surgery that removes all (total colectomy) or part (partial colectomy or hemicolectomy) of the colon. See also colon, bowel, colostomy, segmental resection, anastomosis.

Surgery for colorectal cancer

... Open colectomy. ... The surgery is referred to as an open colectomy if
it is done through a single incision in the abdomen. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/detailedguide/colorectal-cancer-treating-surgery

Treatment by stage of colon cancer

... Colon resection (colectomy) may occasionally be needed if a tumor is
too big to be removed by local excision. Stage I. These ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/detailedguide/colorectal-cancer-treating-by-stage-colon

Cancer Glossary

... colectomy Search [kuh-lek-tuh-me]. surgery that removes all (total colectomy)
or part (partial colectomy or hemicolectomy) of the colon. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerglossary/index.aspx?letter=c

Cancer Treatment & Survivorship Facts & Figures 2012-2013

... Surgical procedures for colorectal cancer include polyp- ectomy (removal of
polyps), colectomy (removal of all or part of the colon), proctectomy ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@epidemiologysurveilance/documents/document/acspc-033876.pdf

Cancer Treatment & Survivorship Facts & Figures 2012-2013

... Surgical procedures for colorectal cancer include polyp- ectomy (removal of
polyps), colectomy (removal of all or part of the colon), proctectomy ...

http://pressroom.cancer.org/download/2012+cancer+treatment+%26+survivorship+facts+%26+figures.pdf

Cancer Treatment & Survivorship Facts & Figures: 2014-2015

... Surgical procedures for colorec- tal cancer include polypectomy (removal of
polyps), colectomy (removal of all or part of the colon), proctectomy ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@research/documents/document/acspc-042801.pdf

Surgery for colorectal cancer

... Surgeries using this method go by different names, such as colectomy
(kuh-lek-tuh-me), segmental resection (seg-men-tuhl re-sek-shun), low ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/overviewguide/colorectal-cancer-overview-treating-surgery

Colorectal Cancer Overview

... Surgeries using this method go by different names, such as colectomy
(kuh-lek-tuh-me), segmental resection (seg-men-tuhl re-sek-shun), low ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003047-pdf.pdf

American Cancer Society recommendations for colorectal ...

... hasn't been done. If genetic test is positive, removal of colon (colectomy)
should be considered. Hereditary non-polyposis ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/detailedguide/colorectal-cancer-detection-recommendations