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lobectomy

[low-bek-tuh-me] surgery to remove a lobe of an organ – usually the lung.

Surgery for non-small cell lung cancer

... Doctors often prefer to do a more extensive operation (for example, a lobectomy
instead of a segmentectomy) if a person's lungs are healthy enough ...

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

Treatment choices by stage for non-small cell lung cancer

... may be treated with a sleeve resection, but in some cases they may be hard
to remove completely without removing a lobe (lobectomy) or even an ...

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

Surgery for thyroid cancer | American Cancer Society

... Lobectomy. This ... gland. As with lobectomy, this is typically done through
an incision a few inches long across the front of the neck. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/thyroidcancer/detailedguide/thyroid-cancer-treating-surgery

Treatment choices by stage for non-small cell lung cancer

... may be treated with a sleeve resection, but in some cases they may be hard
to remove completely without removing a lobe (lobectomy) or even an ...

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Treatment choices by stage for non-small cell lung cancer

... may be treated with a sleeve resection, but in some cases they may be hard
to remove completely without removing a lobe (lobectomy) or even an ...

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Treatment choices by stage for non-small cell lung cancer

... may be treated with a sleeve resection, but in some cases they may be hard
to remove completely without removing a lobe (lobectomy) or even an ...

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Treatment of thyroid cancer by type and stage | American ...

... small tumors that have not spread outside the thyroid gland may be treated
by just removing the side of the thyroid containing the tumor (lobectomy ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/thyroidcancer/detailedguide/thyroid-cancer-treating-by-stage

Surgery for lung carcinoid tumors

... Lobectomy. If it's not possible to do a wedge resection because of the
size or location of the tumor, the surgeon will usually ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/lungcarcinoidtumor/detailedguide/lung-carcinoid-tumor-treating-surgery

Small cell lung cancer surgery

... In general, lobectomy is the preferred operation for SCLC if it can be done,
because it offers a better chance of removing all of the cancer than ...

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

Surgery for small cell lung cancer

... Lobectomy: an entire section (lobe) of the lung is removed. ... Lobectomy is
often the preferred operation for SCLC if it can be done. ...

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