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What is laparoscopic surgery for colorectal cancer?

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With laparoscopy, between 3 and 6 small (5-10 mm) cuts are made in your belly. The laparoscope and special instruments are put in through these small cuts. The surgeon is then guided by the laparoscope, which puts a picture of your intestinal organs on a video monitor.

From: Colorectal Cancer Surgery WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCE: The American Cancer Society. The National Institutes of Health - National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases.

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on October 23, 2017

SOURCE: The American Cancer Society. The National Institutes of Health - National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases.

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on October 23, 2017

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