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Surgery for oral cavity and oropharyngeal cancer

... Neck dissection. ... There are several types of neck dissection procedures, and
they differ in how much tissue is removed from the neck. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/oralcavityandoropharyngealcancer/detailedguide/oral-cavity-and-oropharyngeal-cancer-treating-surgery

Surgery for nasopharyngeal cancer

... of a radical neck dissection or because of involvement with tumor, the weakness
will be permanent. After more extensive neck dissections, physical ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/nasopharyngealcancer/detailedguide/nasopharyngeal-cancer-treating-surgery

Treatment of specific instances of a cancer of unknown ...

... This operation is called a neck dissection. ... In other cases, more extensive
surgery (a lymph node dissection) may be needed. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerofunknownprimary/detailedguide/cancer-unknown-primary-treating-specific-instances

Surgery for melanoma skin cancer

... that digit. Lymph node dissection. In this operation ... is usually advised.
This is called a completion lymph node dissection. It is ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/skincancer-melanoma/detailedguide/melanoma-skin-cancer-treating-surgery

Surgery for nasal cavity and paranasal sinus cancers

... If the cancer has spread to the lymph nodes in the neck, the surgeon may also
remove lymph nodes with an operation called a neck dissection. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/nasalcavityandparanasalsinuscancer/detailedguide/nasal-cavity-and-paranasal-sinuses-cancer-treating-surgery

Surgery for salivary gland cancer

... There are many types of neck dissections, but their major purpose is to ... The
general risks with a neck dissection are similar to those with any other ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/salivaryglandcancer/detailedguide/salivary-gland-cancer-treating-surgery

Less Surgery Is Better For Some Women With Breast Cancer ...

... cancer by standard techniques to either have a further removal of lymph nodes
in their armpit (lymphadenectomy or axillary dissection) or no further ...

http://www.cancer.org/aboutus/drlensblog/post/2011/02/10/less-surgery-is-better-for-some-women-with-breast-cancer-but-will-their-doctors-be-listening.aspx

Surgery for Merkel cell carcinoma

... This is known as a lymph node dissection (see below). ... Lymph node
dissection. MCC often spreads to nearby lymph nodes. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/skincancer-merkelcell/detailedguide/skin-cancer-merkel-cell-carcinoma-treating-surgery

Surgery for cervical cancers and pre-cancers

... This operation combines a radical vaginal hysterectomy with a laparoscopic
pelvic node dissection. ... Pelvic lymph node dissection. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cervicalcancer/detailedguide/cervical-cancer-treating-surgery

Types of surgery for melanoma skin cancer

... Lymph node dissection. In the past, a lymph node dissection was sometimes
done to see if the melanoma had spread to nearby lymph nodes. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/skincancer-melanoma/overviewguide/melanoma-skin-cancer-overview-treating-surgery