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laparoscopy

[lap-uh-RAHS-kuh-pee] an examination of the inside the abdomen using an instrument called a laparoscope that is inserted through a small cut or incision. Compare with endoscopy. See also laparoscope.

Surgery for cervical cancers and pre-cancers

... vaginal hysterectomy. When the uterus is removed using laparoscopy,
it is called a laparoscopic hysterectomy. In some ...

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

Surgery for endometrial cancer

... using laparoscopy seems to be just as good as more traditional open
procedures if done by a surgeon who has a lot of experience in laparoscopic ...

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

Surgery for kidney cancer | American Cancer Society

... Laparoscopic nephrectomy and robotic-assisted laparoscopic nephrectomy:
These newer approaches to the operation are done through several ...

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

Cancer Glossary

... laparoscopic surgery Search [lap-uh-ruh-SKAH-pick]. surgery using a narrow ...
laparoscopy Search [lap-uh-RAHS-kuh-pee]. an examination of the ...

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

Treatment options based on the extent of gallbladder cancer

... These tests may include CT or MRI scans and a staging laparoscopy. ... (If the
initial surgery was a laparoscopic cholecystectomy, the skin around the ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/gallbladdercancer/detailedguide/gallbladder-treating-by-stage

Surgery for endometrial cancer

... using laparoscopy seems to be just as good as standard operations if done
by a surgeon who has a lot of experience in laparoscopic cancer ...

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

Surgery for prostate cancer

... Laparoscopic approaches to radical prostatectomy. Laparoscopic
approaches ... Laparoscopic radical prostatectomy. For a ...

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

Surgery for gallbladder cancer

... If the cancer is resectable, laparoscopy can also help in planning the ...
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy: This is the most common way to remove a ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/gallbladdercancer/detailedguide/gallbladder-treating-surgery

Special surgery techniques for cancer

... Laparoscopic surgery. ... Laparoscopic (lap-uh-ruh-SKAH-pick) surgery is used
commonly today to remove gallbladders and repair hernias. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/treatmenttypes/surgery/surgery-special-types-of-surgery

What's new in stomach cancer research and treatment?

... Laparoscopy is sometimes used to help stage (determine the extent of) stomach
cancer. Doctors are now studying the use of laparoscopic (keyhole ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/stomachcancer/detailedguide/stomach-cancer-new-research