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incision

[in-sih-zhun] cut made during surgery.

Surgery for cancer of the esophagus

... In the standard, open technique, the surgeon operates through one or more
large incisions (cuts) in the neck, chest, or abdomen. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/esophaguscancer/detailedguide/esophagus-cancer-treating-surgery

Surgery for endometrial cancer

... very small incisions. Small surgical instruments can be controlled through
the tubes, allowing the surgeon to operate without a large incision in the ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/endometrialcancer/detailedguide/endometrial-uterine-cancer-treating-surgery

Surgery for colorectal cancer

... cancers. Instead of making one long incision in the abdomen, the
surgeon makes several smaller incisions. Special long ...

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

Surgery for testicular cancer

... The standard approach for an RPLND requires a large incision in the ... to be
an issue if you have laparoscopic surgery, which uses smaller incisions. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/testicularcancer/detailedguide/testicular-cancer-treating-surgery

Small cell lung cancer surgery

... Because smaller incisions are needed, there is less pain after the surgery
and a ... seems to be the same as with surgery done with a larger incision. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/lungcancer-smallcell/detailedguide/small-cell-lung-cancer-treating-surgery

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... The main cut (incision) is often in either the chest or the belly (abdomen). Some
methods involve incisions in the neck, chest, and abdomen. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/esophaguscancer/overviewguide/esophagus-cancer-overview-treating-surgery

Surgery for gastrointestinal stromal tumor

... option. Instead of making a large incision in the skin to remove the tumor,
the surgeon makes several small incisions. Long ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/gastrointestinalstromaltumorgist/detailedguide/gastrointestinal-stromal-tumor-treating-surgery

Surgery for non-small cell lung cancer

... Because usually only small incisions are needed, there is less pain after the ...
seems to be the same as with surgery done with a larger incision. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/lungcancer-non-smallcell/detailedguide/non-small-cell-lung-cancer-treating-surgery

Surgery for kidney cancer | American Cancer Society

... Usually, one of the incisions has to be made longer in order to remove the
kidney (although it's not as long as the incision for a standard ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/kidneycancer/detailedguide/kidney-cancer-adult-treating-surgery

Surgery for prostate cancer

... In this operation, the surgeon makes the incision in the skin ... Laparoscopic
approaches use several smaller incisions and special surgical tools to ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/prostatecancer/detailedguide/prostate-cancer-treating-surgery