High-quality care and sensitivity to your needs are the hallmarks of surgical cancer care at Good Samaritan Hospital.
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.
Good Samaritan Hospital is proud to offer our patients comprehensive care by experienced, certified surgeons using advanced, cutting-edge technology. In some cases, our surgeons use the da Vinci® Surgical System to offer a minimally invasive option for complex surgical procedures.
Surgical oncology procedures performed at Good Samaritan Hospital include:
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Content Updated: August 27, 2015