Search: breast conserving surgery

supraglottic laryngectomy

Surgery to remove the upper part of the larynx above the vocal cords (supraglottis)….

supracricoid laryngectomy

Surgery to remove the upper part of the larynx, including vocal cords….

recovery room

A hospital room for the care of patients immediately after surgery….

pathology report

The written test results done on tissue removed during biopsy or surgery. It provides information about the cancerous tissue, including its size and location, hormonal status, how far it has spread, surgical margins and how fast it is growing….

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.


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


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

exploratory laparotomy

A type of laparotomy surgery in which the surgeon looks in the body for evidence of disease or by taking a tissue sample.


Surgery to remove a vocal cord.

lobular carcinoma in situ (LCIS)

Abnormal cells in the lobes of the breast.