Colon resection

Colon resection

This is the surgical removal of part of the colon and/or rectum and nearby lymph nodes, typically through an incision in the abdomen.This procedure is tyipcally performed to treat and prevent diseases and conditions that affect the colon such as colon cancer and rectal cancer. The most common surgery for colon cancer, called a colectomy,removes the part of the colon that contains the cancer.

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Cancer Institute

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