Cancer Surgery Procedures
Cancer surgery is a procedure to remove the tumour, as well as nearby tissues containing cancer cells. A surgeon who treats cancer with surgery is called surgical oncologist. There are many reasons to go for surgery: To remove some or all cancer cells. To relieve cancer side effects.
Surgery removes cancer that is contained in one area. Surgery removes some, but not all, of a cancer tumor. Debulking is used when removing an entire tumor might damage an organ or the body. Removing part of a tumor can help other treatments work better