Colorectal Surgery

Surgery to remove cancer is the most common treatment for all stages of colorectal cancer.

Colorectal Surgery


Technology & Procedures

Local excision

A small area of colorectal cancer can usually be removed during colonoscopy or sigmoidoscopy if it is confined to a very small area, such as a single polyp.
An incision in the abdomen is not needed for this type of surgery.

Polypectomy

A suspicious polyp can usually be removed during colonoscopy or sigmoidoscopy.
An incision in the abdomen is not needed for this type of surgery.

Bowel Resection

To remove cancer cells and a portion of the surrounding tissue of the colon.

Colorectal Surgery