Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital



Why surgery for cancer treatment?

According to the American Cancer Society, surgery is the oldest form of cancer treatment. Surgery is used in cancer treatment for several purposes:

Surgery may also be performed for:

What types of surgery are used in the treatment of cancer?

Examples of types of surgical procedures used to diagnose or destroy cancerous tissue include:

Click here to view the
Online Resources of Gynecological Health


Top of Page return to top of page