Surgical Procedures for Cancer
Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy: The Basics
An overview of a sentinel lymph node biopsy, where lymph nodes are tested to see if cancer has spread.
Surgical Procedures: Splenectomy Due to Cancer
Splenectomy is surgical removal of the spleen. The spleen is an organ that is responsible for blood filtrations, blood cell storage and fighting infections. Surgical removal of the spleen is sometimes used in the treatment of lymphomas and leukemias.