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Tumor Removal

Treatments Related to Tumor Removal

Tumor removal has proven to become a reliable type of treatment to combat various forms of cancer. Surgeons at Florida Hospital have used surgical tumor removal to extract tumors of many types. 

Removing a tumor may stop the spread of cancer, although this growth should be examined by one our health professionals to evaluate what surgical options are suitable for each individual case. 

The following are other treatment options to surgical tumor removal: 

  • Cryosurgery - freezing the tumor with liquid nitrogen to destroy the growth.  
  • Laser therapy - using a narrow beam of light to destroy tumor.
  • Curettage and electrodesiccation - scraping out the tumor and cauterizing the wound. 
  • Radiation therapy - using X-rays to shrink tumor.   

Surgical tumor removal may be one of many treatments within a comprehensive plan to fight cancer. 

Locations for Tumor Removal