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lymphadenectomy

[lim-fad-uh-NECK-tuh-me] also called lymph node dissection. Surgical removal of one or more lymph nodes. After removal, the lymph nodes are looked at under a microscope to see if cancer has spread to them. See also lymph, lymph node, lymphatic system, lymphocyte.

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

... diagnosed as having cancer by standard techniques to either have a further
removal of lymph nodes in their armpit (lymphadenectomy or axillary ...

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

Surgery for penile cancer

... If the sentinel node contains cancer, a more extensive operation, known as
a lymph node dissection or inguinal lymphadenectomy, is done (see ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/penilecancer/detailedguide/penile-cancer-treating-surgery

Surgery for kidney cancer

... This is called regional lymphadenectomy. ... Removing lymph nodes (lymph
node dissection or regional lymphadenectomy). ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/kidneycancer/overviewguide/kidney-cancer--adult--renal-cell-carcinoma-overview-treating-surgery

Surgery for vaginal cancer

... Cancer. Lymphadenectomy. Lymphadenectomy is the removal of lymph
nodes. It is sometimes called lymph node dissection. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/vaginalcancer/detailedguide/vaginal-cancer-treating-surgery

Cancer Glossary

... laparoscopic lymphadenectomy Search [lap-uh-ruh-SKAH-pick limf-ad-uh-
NECK-tuh-me]. ... lymph node dissection Search. see lymphadenectomy. ...

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

Surgery for stomach cancer

... In the United States, it is recommended that with a gastrectomy, nearby lymph
nodes be removed (called a D1 lymphadenectomy) with the goal of ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/stomachcancer/detailedguide/stomach-cancer-treating-types-of-surgery

Surgery for kidney cancer

... This is called regional lymphadenectomy. ... Removing lymph nodes (lymph
node dissection or regional lymphadenectomy). ...

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Surgery for kidney cancer

... This is called regional lymphadenectomy. ... Removing lymph nodes (lymph
node dissection or regional lymphadenectomy). ...

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Surgery for kidney cancer

... This is called regional lymphadenectomy. ... Removing lymph nodes (lymph
node dissection or regional lymphadenectomy). ...

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Surgery for Wilms tumors

... nodes are bean-sized collections of immune cells to which cancer often spreads.)
Lymph node removal is known as a regional lymphadenectomy. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/wilmstumor/detailedguide/wilms-tumor-treating-surgery