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lymph node dissection

see lymphadenectomy.

Surgery for melanoma skin cancer

... or large, and a fine needle aspiration (FNA) biopsy or excisional biopsy finds
melanoma in a node or nodes, a lymph node dissection is usually ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/skincancer-melanoma/detailedguide/melanoma-skin-cancer-treating-surgery

Treatment of specific instances of a cancer of unknown ...

... Surgery to remove axillary nodes (called an axillary lymph node dissection)
is done, and the breast on the same side may be treated with ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerofunknownprimary/detailedguide/cancer-unknown-primary-treating-specific-instances

Surgery for Merkel cell carcinoma

... If cancer is found in the nearby lymph nodes (on a sentinel lymph node biopsy
or another type of biopsy), a lymph node dissection is usually done. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/skincancer-merkelcell/detailedguide/skin-cancer-merkel-cell-carcinoma-treating-surgery

Treatment options for cervical cancer, by stage

... who want to maintain fertility, the main treatment is radical trachelectomy with
removal of pelvic lymph nodes (pelvic lymph node dissection). ...

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

Treatment options for oral cavity and oropharyngeal cancer by ...

... of surgery and radiation. Surgery is often done first and includes
removal of neck lymph nodes (lymph node dissection). ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/oralcavityandoropharyngealcancer/detailedguide/oral-cavity-and-oropharyngeal-cancer-treating-by-stage

Types of surgery for melanoma skin cancer

... node biopsy (or another type of lymph node biopsy) finds cancer, then a lymph
node dissection will likely be done to remove the other nodes in that ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/skincancer-melanoma/overviewguide/melanoma-skin-cancer-overview-treating-surgery

Surgery for breast cancer | American Cancer Society

... lymph nodes under the arm for cancer spread. Options for this include a sentinel
lymph node biopsy and an axillary (armpit) lymph node dissection. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/breastcancer/detailedguide/breast-cancer-treating-surgery

Lymph Nodes and Cancer

... Removal of one lymph node is called a biopsy. When many lymph nodes are
removed, it's called lymph node sampling or dissection. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerbasics/lymph-nodes-and-cancer

Surgery for breast cancer | American Cancer Society

... not lymph nodes under the arm) it is called a simple (or total) mastectomy.
A simple mastectomy combined with an axillary lymph node dissection ( ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/breastcancer/overviewguide/breast-cancer-overview-treating-surgery

Less Surgery Is Better For Some Women With Breast Cancer ...

... a lumpectomy) and a sentinel lymph node biopsied and ... a further removal of
lymph nodes in their ... lymphadenectomy or axillary dissection) or no ...

http://www.cancer.org/aboutus/drlensblog/post/2011/02/10/less-surgery-is-better-for-some-women-with-breast-cancer-but-will-their-doctors-be-listening.aspx