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[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 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

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 gastrointestinal stromal tumor

... the incisions are small, patients usually recover more quickly from this type
of surgery than from traditional surgery that requires an incision several ...

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

Surgery for uterine sarcomas

... inside the patient without making a big incision. The doctor can use surgical
instruments that are inserted through other small incisions to operate. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/uterinesarcoma/detailedguide/uterine-sarcoma-treating-surgery

FDA Warns of Cancer Risk in a Type of Uterine Fibroid ...

... incision in the lower abdomen. Another option is to remove the uterus (or the
fibroid) using laparoscopy, which only requires a few small incisions. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/fda-warns-of-cancer-risk-in-a-type-of-uterine-fibroid-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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... open esophagectomy, the surgeon operates through one or more large cuts
(incisions) in the neck, chest, or abdomen. The main incision is often in ...

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