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Surgery for non-small cell lung cancer

... shortened sleeve. A surgeon may be able to do this operation instead of
a pneumonectomy to preserve more lung function. With ...

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

Surgery for non-small cell lung cancer

... shortened sleeve. A surgeon may be able to do this operation instead
of a pneumonectomy to keep more lung function. Some ...

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

Surgery for lung carcinoid tumors

... In some cases 2 lobes may be removed (bilobectomy). Pneumonectomy.
In rare cases where the cancer is in many spots ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/lungcarcinoidtumor/detailedguide/lung-carcinoid-tumor-treating-surgery

Small cell lung cancer surgery

... called a thoracotomy). Pneumonectomy: an entire lung is removed.
Lobectomy: an entire section (lobe) of a lung is removed. ...

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

Surgery for small cell lung cancer

... enough for lung surgery. Different operations can be used to treat
SCLC. Pneumonectomy: the entire lung is removed. ...

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

Surgery for malignant mesothelioma

... Extrapleural pneumonectomy (EPP): This is an extensive operation but it may
offer the best chance to remove all of the cancer for many patients. ...

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

Treatment of mesothelioma based on the extent of the cancer

... patients with resectable pleural mesothelioma have their cancer removed
by pleurectomy/decortication (P/D) or extrapleural pneumonectomy (EPP ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/malignantmesothelioma/detailedguide/malignant-mesothelioma-treating-by-extent

Cancer Glossary

... See also chromosome, deoxyribonucleic acid. pneumonectomy Search
[new-muh-NECK-tuh-me]. surgery to remove a lung. See also lobectomy. ...

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

Lung Cancer (Small Cell) Overview

... surgery. Different operations can be used to treat SCLC. •
Pneumonectomy: the entire lung is removed. • Lobectomy: an ...

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

Lung Cancer (Non-Small Cell)

... Pneumonectomy: an entire lung is removed in this surgery. • Lobectomy: an
entire section (lobe) of a lung is removed in this surgery. ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003115-pdf.pdf