Surgery In Different Cancer Types

  • 1. Surgery in Colon Cancer
  • What is Colectomy? A colectomy is the surgical operation to remove a portion or all of the colon. Sometimes only part of the colon is removed. It is known as a hemicolectomy, partial colectomy, or segmental resection. The surgeon removes out the part of the colon with the cancer and a small s...
  • 2. Surgery in Brain Tumour
  • Craniotomy What is Craniotomy? A craniotomy is the removal of a portion of the bone from the skull to uncover the brain for Surgery. The surgeon uses special instruments for cutting the bone segment (the bone flap). The bone flap is replaced after the brain surgery, and attached it with smal...
  • 3. Surgery in Stomach Cancer
  • Gastrectomy What is Gastrectomy? If you have cancer of the stomach, your doctor may recommend you take part or all of your stomach out. While this will change the way you digest food, you can still eat and drink. The Surgery will also stop the spread of the cancer, and keep it from returnin...
  • 4. Surgery in Liver Cancer
  • Hepatectomy What is Hepatectomy? A partial hepatectomy, is a kind of Surgery that is performed to remove cancerous tumours from the liver. It is also called a resection of the liver. Because this organ has the remarkable ability to regenerate itself, it can sometimes restore its mass to mak...
  • 5. Surgery in Endometrial Cancer
  • Hysterectomy What is hysterectomy? The surgical removal of a uterus is called a hysterectomy. Hysterectomy in Endometrial cancer usually involves removing ovaries and fallopian tubes. Your doctor may also do a Biopsy of the pelvic and para-aortic lymph nodes to determine the stage and grade...
  • 6. Surgery in Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngectomy What is laryngectomy? Laryngectomy is the removal of a portion or all of the voice box. The larynx, which is also called the speech box, has different roles. Its principal function is to allow air to enter and leave the lungs. The larynx also acts to prevent food, liquids and sal...
  • 7. Surgery in Lung Cancer
  • Lobectomy What is Lobectomy? A lobectomy is a surgical operation to remove one of the lobes of the lungs. Parts of the lungs are called lobes. The right lung has three lobes. The left lung has two lobes. When a problem is found in just a part of a lung, a lobectomy may be performed. This remo...
  • 8. Surgery in Breast Cancer
  • Mastectomy What is Mastectomy? Mastectomy is usually used as a surgery in Breast Cancer. Sometimes, a mastectomy is performed to prevent Breast Cancer in women who have a high risk for it. Mastectomy is the surgical removal a breast. Sometimes other tissues, lymph nodes near the breast are al...
  • 9. Surgery in Kidney Cancer
  • Nephrectomy What is Nephrectomy? The treatment of many kidney cancers starts by removing the primary tumour in a Surgery called a nephrectomy. The procedure aims to remove the main tumour and infected tissue involved in the kidney. Although nephrectomy is the most common treatment for kidne...
  • 10. Surgery in oesophagus cancer
  • Oesophagectomy What is Oesophagectomy? An oesophagectomy is a Surgery to treat oesophagus cancer by removing part of your food pipe or oesophagus. Oesophagus carries food from your mouth to your stomach. Your surgeon may also remove part of your stomach to make sure all of the cancer is com...
  • 11. Surgery in Testicular Cancer
  • Orchiectomy What is Orchiectomy? Orchiectomy is the removal of the testicles as a treatment of testicular cancer. It may also be performed to treat other conditions such as Prostate Cancer or in the event of severe trauma to one or both testes. The penis, the scrotum, and the pouch of skin ...
  • 12. Surgery in Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroidectomy What is Thyroidectomy? Thyroidectomy is surgical removal of the thyroid gland. It is the most common Surgery for thyroid cancer. It is done through an incision, a few inches long, across the front of the neck. Thyroidectomy are of two types: Total thyroidectomy: When the en...
  • 13. Surgery in Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancreaticoduodenectomy What is pancreaticoduodenectomy? The Whipple procedure is also known as pancreaticoduodenectomy. It is the main surgical treatment for Pancreatic Cancer. During this procedure, surgeons remove the head of the pancreas, most of the duodenum, a portion of the bile duct,...