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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 colon cancer

... Colectomy. A colectomy is surgery to remove all or part of the colon. ... If the
entire colon is removed, it is called a total colectomy. ...

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

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: 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,
segmental resection, low anterior resection, and proctectomy with colo-anal ...

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,
segmental resection, low anterior resection, and proctectomy with colo-anal ...

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

Colorectal Cancer

... done If genetic test is positive, removal of colon (colectomy) should be
considered. Hereditary ... Open colectomy Page 49. A colectomy ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003096-pdf.pdf