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wide local excision

A surgical procedure to remove, for example, a melanoma, with some of the healthy tissue around it….

local excision

A type of surgery for selected small rectal cancers. The surgeon operates through the anus to remove the cancer without cutting into the abdomen.

large loop excision of the transformation zone (LLETZ)

A procedure used to remove cervical tissue for examination.

Wide Bay Burnett Region – Our Team

News: Wide Bay Burnett weighs-in above average

…and remote areas of Queensland tend to have higher rates of obesity, putting locals at a far higher risk of ill health and premature death than their city counterparts. “We’re urging all Wide Bay Burnett Queenslanders to take a look…

Mohs’ surgery

A specialised surgical procedure for removing skin cancers little by little until only healthy cells remain. Also called microscopically controlled excision….

News: Local councils supported ahead of new smoking laws

Cancer Council has applauded the Palaszczuk Government for providing local governments with extra funding to prepare for new smoking laws, set to take effect statewide in September. On September 1, new laws will ban smoking at public transport waiting points,…

News: Early detection of cancer saved local woman

Cancer survivor Gina Codotto is fighting back against cancer and passionately urging more women to remain vigilant about their health. The Cairns local has been diagnosed with cancer three times – but credits early detection as the reason she is…

News: Springfield radiation service helps local cancer patients

It’s been two months since Springfield’s first radiotherapy service opened its doors to local cancer patients, enabling access to more affordable, timely treatment. Advanced prostate cancer patient David Terlich has credited the local service for bringing normality back to his…