Laparoscopic Colon Cancer Surgery Explained

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What can I expect from laparoscopic colon cancer surgery Laparoscopic colon cancer surgery is a minimally invasive procedure. Surgeons use several small incisions instead of a large one. Doctors insert special instruments through these incisions to perform the internal operation. Because this procedure is less invasive than traditional surgery, patients leave the hospital sooner. Dr. […]

What is the Recovery Time from Colon Cancer Surgery?

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Dr. Mark Gimbel breaks down recovery from colon cancer surgery. Surgery is a common route of treatment for many cases of colon cancer. Like many other areas of the medical community, colon cancer surgery has made tremendous strides in the past decade. In the past, open surgery was generally the only option. But many patients […]

Colorectal Cancer Surgery Types & Factors

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Different colorectal cancer sites of origin dictate the type of surgery patients need to undergo during treatment, according to colorectal cancer expert Mark Kozloff, MD. Learn about the different surgery types and how surgeons determine which is best for a particular colon cancer patient. Mark F. Kozloff, MD: The surgery for colorectal cancer will differ […]


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