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surgeon

[sur-jun] a doctor who repairs or removes parts of the body during operations.

Surgery

... Understanding Cancer Surgery: A Guide for Patients and Families. ...
Now you may have questions about cancer surgery. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/treatmenttypes/surgery/index

Surgery for prostate cancer

... for you, be sure to find a surgeon with a lot of ... Most large cancer centers, where
prostate surgery is done more often and surgeons have more ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/prostatecancer/detailedguide/prostate-cancer-treating-surgery

Surgery for breast cancer

... If the surgeon can't remove enough breast tissue to ... removed is too small and
more surgery may be ... Surgeons can disagree on what is an adequate ...

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

Evolution of cancer treatments: Surgery | American Cancer ...

... There were great surgeons before the discovery of ... lasting acclaim for their
swift and precise surgery. ... known as “the century of the surgeon.”. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerbasics/thehistoryofcancer/the-history-of-cancer-cancer-treatment-surgery

Surgery for kidney cancer | American Cancer Society

... But the most important factor in the success of either type of
laparoscopic surgery is the surgeon's experience and skill. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/kidneycancer/detailedguide/kidney-cancer-adult-treating-surgery

Surgery for colorectal cancer

... and into the rectum, allowing the surgeon to do ... as it requires special equipment
and surgeons with special ... rectum so that after the surgery, you will ...

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

Liver cancer surgery

... Surgery is not typically an option for patients in class C ... is a major, serious
operation that should only be done by skilled and experienced surgeons. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/livercancer/detailedguide/liver-cancer-treating-surgery

Surgery for chronic lymphocytic leukemia

... Surgery for chronic lymphocytic leukemia. Surgery has a very limited
role in treating chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL). ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/leukemia-chroniclymphocyticcll/detailedguide/leukemia-chronic-lymphocytic-treating-surgery

Surgery for advanced cancer

... Next Topic. Ablative techniques for advanced cancer. Surgery for advanced
cancer. ... For example: Surgery to relieve symptoms and improve your life. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/advancedcancer/advanced-cancer-surgery