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laparoscopic radical prostatectomy

[lap-uh-ruh-SKAH-pick rad-ick-uhl pros-tuh-TECK-tuh-me] a surgical procedure in which the prostate is removed using a laparoscope. See also laparoscope, prostate.

Surgery for prostate cancer

... Laparoscopic radical prostatectomy. For a laparoscopic ... Robotic-assisted
laparoscopic radical prostatectomy. A newer approach ...

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

Surgery for prostate cancer

... Laparoscopic radical prostatectomy (LRP): For an LRP, the surgeon removes
the prostate under the guidance of a laparoscope – a long thin tube ...

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

Considering prostate cancer treatment options

... now believe that external radiation, radical prostatectomy, and brachytherapy
all ... of newer types of surgery (laparoscopic prostatectomy and robotic ...

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

Study: Robotic Surgery Does Not Lessen Common Side ...

... The robotic surgery is actually called robotic-assisted laparoscopic
radical prostatectomy (RALRP). The surgeon sits at ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/news/study-robotic-surgery-does-not-lessen-common-side-effects-from-prostate-removal

Cancer Glossary

... laparoscopic radical prostatectomy Search [lap-uh-ruh-SKAH-pick ... laparoscopic
surgery Search [lap-uh-ruh ... laparoscopy Search [lap-uh-RAHS-kuh ...

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

Cancer Facts & Figures 2010

... can be used for radical prostatectomy, including conventional (open) surgery
and several minimally invasive (laparoscopic) surgical techniques. ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@research/documents/document/acspc-038820.pdf

Prostate Cancer

... Laparoscopic radical prostatectomy For a laparoscopic ... Robotic-assisted
laparoscopic radical prostatectomy A newer approach ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003134-pdf.pdf

Prostate Cancer Overview

... Laparoscopy: where the surgeon uses a laparoscope (a long ... Laparoscopic
radical prostatectomy (LRP): For an LRP, the surgeon removes the ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003072-pdf.pdf

Weigh Your Options, Says Prostate Cancer Survivor

... In the end, he chose to have robotic-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy,
a surgical procedure in which the surgeon uses robotic arms to ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/survivorshipduringandaftertreatment/storiesofhope/weighyouroptions,saysprostatecancersurvivor

What are some questions I can ask my doctor about prostate ...

... If I need a radical prostatectomy, will it be nerve sparing? Will it be laparoscopic?
What type of radiation treatment might be best for me? ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/prostatecancer/overviewguide/prostate-cancer-overview-talking-with-doctor