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Surgery for Cancer

An image of male surgeon consulting with a female surgeonSurgery is often an effective method of treatment for a variety of cancers. If caught early enough, tumors and cancerous tissue can be removed and no further treatment is required. Sometimes surgery is combined with other therapies such as radiation and chemotherapy.

Our surgical oncologists are experts cancer surgery. They provide a comprehensive approach to cancer care, basing their recommendations and treatment plans on the latest developments in surgery, radiation and chemotherapy.

UVA's surgical oncologists receive additional training in cancer specialty areas, including: pancreatic, breast, colorectal, melanoma, endocrine, liver, lung, esophagus, sarcoma and gastrointestinal tumors.

Methods of Surgery

Surgical options include: