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wedge resection

Surgery to remove a wedge or part of a lung, but not a complete lobe….

cordectomy

Surgery to remove a vocal cord.

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.

clear margin

When the surrounding tissue removed during surgery does not contain any cancer cells.

laminectomy

Surgery that involves cutting into the spinal column and removing a spinal cord tumour.

hemilaryngectomy

Surgery to remove the left or right half of the larynx.

neck dissection

Surgery to remove lymph nodes and some surrounding structures in the neck, such as muscle, fat or nerves….