Surgical Procedures for Cancer
Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy: The Basics
Information about sentinel lymph node biopsy, a procedure in which lymph nodes are tested to determine 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.