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resection

[re-sek-shun] surgery to remove part or all of an organ or other structure.

Abdominoperineal resection

Abdominoperineal (AP) resection for colon cancer is surgery that removes
the lower colon and rectum. ... Abdominoperineal resection. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/sexualsideeffectsinwomen/sexualityforthewoman/sexuality-for-women-with-cancer-abd-perineal-resection

Surgery for colorectal cancer

... A colectomy (sometimes called a hemicolectomy, partial colectomy, or
segmental resection) removes part of the colon, as well as nearby lymph ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/detailedguide/colorectal-cancer-treating-surgery

Treatment by stage of rectal cancer

... You can usually be treated with a polypectomy (removing the polyp), local
excision, or transanal resection and should need no further treatment. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/detailedguide/colorectal-cancer-treating-by-stage-rectum

Surgery for lung carcinoid tumors

... Sleeve resection. To treat a central carcinoid in a large airway (such as a
bronchus), the surgeon may do a sleeve resection. ... Wedge resection. ...

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

Treatment of anal cancer, by stage | American Cancer Society

... Anal cancers are not usually found at this early stage. Stage 0 tumors can
often be removed completely by surgery (local resection). ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/analcancer/detailedguide/anal-cancer-treating-by-stage

Surgery for anal cancer | American Cancer Society

... In people who do need surgery, the type of operation depends on the type
and location of the tumor. Local resection. ... Abdominoperineal resection. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/analcancer/detailedguide/anal-cancer-treating-surgery

Treatment choices by stage for non-small cell lung cancer

... If you are healthy enough for surgery, you can usually be treated by
segmentectomy or wedge resection (removal of defined segments or small ...

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

Surgery for gastrointestinal carcinoid tumors | American ...

... Endoscopic mucosal resection. ... Small bowel resection: This is an operation
to remove a piece of the small intestine (also called the small bowel). ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/gastrointestinalcarcinoidtumor/detailedguide/gastrointestinal-carcinoid-tumors-treating-surgery

Surgery for oral cavity and oropharyngeal cancer

... Tumor resection. In a tumor resection, the entire tumor and an area of
normal-appearing tissue around it is removed (resected). ...

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

Exercise-Based Rehabilitation Following

... Page 5. NSCLC survivorship • All forms of regional (pulmonary resection) and ...
treatment process • Selection for resection weighed against risk of ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@behavioralresearchcenter/documents/document/acspc-027688.pdf