what is local excision surgery

Treating Rectal Cancer: What Is Local Excision Surgery

Treating Rectal Cancer: What Is Local Excision Surgery

If you’ve been diagnosed with rectal cancer, chances are you may need some type of surgery to effectively treat your cancer. The type of surgery your doctor will opt to perform depends on the stage of your cancer. One common type of rectal cancer surgery is local excision surgery. In this article we will discuss how local excision surgery works and the criteria for this surgical procedure as a treatment method.