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Minimally Invasive Surgery In The Treatment Of Colon And Rectal Disease

October 31, 201612 min
For some time now, there has been significant interest in understanding and defining the role of minimally invasive surgery in colorectal cancer. Laparoscopic surgery has been shown to have similar or better outcomes compared with open surgery.Patients who choose UAB Medicine for their gastrointestinal cancer care will benefit from a pacesetting team of specialists, state-of-the-art technology, and many treatments not available at other centers. Our outstanding physicians and surgeons work with members of the departments of Radiation Oncology and Radiology and the divisions of Hematology/Oncology, Gastroenterology, and Endoscopy to provide you with the latest diagnostic and therapeutic options.Listen in as Gregory Kennedy, MD explains the advantages of using minimally invasive surgery in the treatment of colon and rectal disease.

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