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Can colon cancer surgery be performed laparoscopically?

Colon cancer can be performed laparoscopically, but larger incisions are needed to remove the specimen later on.

Dr. Daniel M. Labow, MD
Surgical Oncologist

Minimally invasive laparascopic surgery has become the standard for colon cancer treatment. In this WisePatient video, oncologist Daniel Labow, MD, of The Mount Sinai Medical Center, describes the advantages of this procedure.

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