Items Tagged ‘laprascopic colectomy’

April 22, 2015

More Effective Surgery for Colon Cancer with Laparoscopic versus Open Colectomy


Less invasive surgery for colon cancer with laparoscopic colectomy improves outcomes. These findings were reported in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. Historically, surgical treatment for colon cancer involved a procedure called open colectomy to remove section of the colon containing cancer. This involved large incisions and opening of the abdomen in order to […]

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