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adrenalectomy

Surgery to remove one or both adrenal glands (a small organ on top of each kidney). … [Read more...]

retropubic prostatectomy

Surgery to remove the prostate through an incision made in the wall of the abdomen. … [Read more...]

radical vulvectomy

Surgery to remove the entire vulva (the external female genital organs, including the clitoris, vaginal lips, and the opening to the vagina) and nearby lymph … [Read more...]

radical retropubic prostatectomy

Surgery to remove all of the prostate and nearby lymph nodes through an incision in the wall of the abdomen. … [Read more...]

radical prostatectomy

Surgery to remove the entire prostate. The two types of radical prostatectomy are retropubic prostatectomy (surgery through an incision in the wall of the … [Read more...]

radical perineal prostatectomy

Surgery to remove all of the prostate through an incision between the scrotum and the anus. Nearby lymph nodes are sometimes removed through a separate incision … [Read more...]

radical nephrectomy

Surgery to remove an entire kidney, nearby adrenal gland and lymph nodes, and other surrounding tissue. … [Read more...]

radical mastectomy

Surgery for breast cancer in which the breast, chest muscles, and all of the lymph nodes under the arm are removed. For many years, this was the breast cancer … [Read more...]

radical hysterectomy

Surgery to remove the uterus, cervix, and part of the vagina. The ovaries, fallopian tubes, and nearby lymph nodes may also be removed. … [Read more...]

radical cystectomy

Surgery to remove all of the bladder (the organ that holds urine) as well as nearby tissues and organs. … [Read more...]