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Treating Rectal Cancer: What Is The LAR Surgery?

Treating Rectal Cancer: What Is The LAR Surgery?

If you have been diagnosed with rectal cancer, your doctor may suggest rectal cancer surgery to remove the areas affected by cancer. One of the surgeries he or she may suggest is the low anterior resection surgery, a procedure in which the portion of the rectum containing the tumor is removed. Below, we discuss the lower anterior resection (LAR) surgery including what it is, how it’s performed, and where you can have this procedure done.