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enucleation

[ee-noo-klee-AY-shun] surgical removal of something without cutting into it. Sometimes used to describe removal of a whole tumor; also may describe removing the whole eyeball while leaving eye muscles and other contents of the eye socket.

Surgery (enucleation) for retinoblastoma

... Learn About Cancer » Retinoblastoma » Detailed Guide » Surgery (enucleation)
for retinoblastoma. ... Surgery (enucleation) for retinoblastoma. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/retinoblastoma/detailedguide/retinoblastoma-treating-surgery

Surgery for eye cancer

... Enucleation: Removal of the entire eyeball. ... As with enucleation, an
artificial eye might be placed in the socket after surgery. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/eyecancer/detailedguide/eye-cancer-treating-surgery

Treating intraocular melanoma by location and size

... It is important to remember that patients who have had enucleation (removal
of the eyeball) and those who have had radiation therapy respond ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/eyecancer/detailedguide/eye-cancer-treating-by-location-and-size

Treating intraocular melanoma by location and size

... It is important to remember that patients who have had enucleation (removal
of the eyeball) and those who have had radiation therapy respond ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/eyecancer/detailedguide/eye-cancer--melanoma-and-lymphoma--treating-by-location-and-size

Treating uveal (eye) melanoma by location and size

... It is important to keep in mind that both outcomes and quality of life tend to
be similar over time in patients who have had enucleation (removal of ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/eyecancer/detailedguide/eye-cancer-treating-uveal-melanoma

Treatment of retinoblastoma, based on extent of the disease

... If the cancer has spread only to the orbit (the area around the eye), treatment
with chemotherapy, surgical removal (enucleation) of the eye, and ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/retinoblastoma/detailedguide/retinoblastoma-treating-by-extent

Surgery for pancreatic cancer | American Cancer Society

... areas. Sometimes if the pancreatic tumor is small, just the tumor itself
is removed. This is called enucleation. This operation ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/pancreaticcancer/detailedguide/pancreatic-cancer-treating-surgery

Eye Cancer (Melanoma and Lymphoma)

... Enucleation: Removal of the entire eyeball. ... As with enucleation, an
artificial eye might be placed in the socket after surgery. ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003100-pdf.pdf

Cancer Glossary

... See also stoma. enucleation Search [ee-noo-klee-AY-shun]. surgical
removal of something without cutting into it. Sometimes ...

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

How is retinoblastoma treated?

... Previous Topic. How is retinoblastoma staged? Next Topic. Surgery
(enucleation) for retinoblastoma. How is retinoblastoma treated? ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/retinoblastoma/detailedguide/retinoblastoma-treating-general-info