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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

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 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

Treatment choices by stage for non-small cell lung cancer

... The tumor may be removed either by taking out one lung lobe (lobectomy)
or by taking out a smaller piece of a lung (sleeve resection ...

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

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

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

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

How is thyroid cancer diagnosed? | American Cancer Society

... This might include a core biopsy using a larger needle, a surgical “open” biopsy
to remove the nodule, or a lobectomy (removal of half of the thyroid ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/thyroidcancer/detailedguide/thyroid-cancer-diagnosis

Treatment choices by stage for non-small cell lung cancer

... The tumor may be removed either by taking out one lung lobe (lobectomy)
or by taking out a smaller piece of a lung (sleeve resection ...

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