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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

... 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 thyroid cancer

... Lobectomy. ... Lobectomy is sometimes used to treat thyroid cancers that are
small and that show no signs of spreading beyond the thyroid gland. ...

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