High-quality care and sensitivity to our patients' needs are the hallmarks of surgical oncology care provided at Upper Valley Medical Center.
Your surgical experience depends on the disease being treated, and the type of procedure being performed. Surgical Oncology concentrates on the surgical aspects of cancer including biopsy, staging and surgical resection of malignancies. In most cases, the surgeon removes the tumor and some tissue surrounding it. Removing nearby tissue may help prevent the tumor from growing back.
Premier Health Surgical Oncology is proud to offer our patients comprehensive care by experienced, certified surgeons using advanced, cutting-edge technology. Through the use of the da Vinci® Surgical System, our surgeons offer a minimally invasive option for complex surgical procedures.
Surgical oncology procedures performed at Upper Valley Medical Center include:
Surgery, in the form of biopsy, is often the first tool physicians use to diagnose and treat cancer. A biopsy is used to learn the stage of a cancer and help determine a treatment path.
Preparing for Cancer Surgery
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Content Updated: December 8, 2014