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Small cell lung cancer surgery

... This can be done before surgery with mediastinoscopy or with some of the
other techniques described in the section “How is small cell lung cancer ...

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

How is malignant mesothelioma diagnosed?

... Mediastinoscopy: If imaging tests such as a CT scan suggest that the cancer
has spread to the lymph nodes between the lungs, the doctor may ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/malignantmesothelioma/detailedguide/malignant-mesothelioma-diagnosed

Surgery to diagnose and stage cancer

... Laparoscopy, thoracoscopy, or mediastinoscopy. Laparoscopy is much like
endoscopy, but a small cut is made in the skin of the belly (abdomen). ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/treatmenttypes/surgery/surgery-surgery-to-diagnose-and-stage-cancer

How is non-small cell lung cancer diagnosed?

... Mediastinoscopy and mediastinotomy. ... This lets the surgeon reach some lymph
nodes that cannot be reached by mediastinoscopy. Thoracoscopy. ...

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

How is small cell lung cancer diagnosed?

... Mediastinoscopy and mediastinotomy. ... This lets the surgeon reach some lymph
nodes that cannot be reached by mediastinoscopy. Thoracoscopy. ...

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

Understanding Cancer Surgery: A Guide for Patients and ...

... tissues that do not look normal. Laparoscopy, thoracoscopy, or
mediastinoscopy Laparoscopy (lap-uh-RAHS-kuh-pee) is ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003022-pdf.pdf

Endoscopy

... Mediastinum (space between the lungs) Mediastinoscopy Sigmoidoscope ...
min Mediastinoscopy Fasting + Yes General 1 to 2 hours ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003174-pdf.pdf

Surgery for non-small cell lung cancer

... This can be done before surgery with mediastinoscopy or with some of the
other techniques described in the section “How is non-small cell lung ...

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

Cancer Glossary

... mediastinoscopy Search [me-dee-uh-stine-AH-skuh-pee]. examination of the
space between the lungs using a thin, lighted, flexible tube inserted ...

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

Lung Cancer (Small Cell) Overview

... Mediastinoscopy and mediastinotomy: Both of these tests may be done so
the doctor can look at and take samples of the structures in the area ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003061-pdf.pdf