Surgical Expertise at The Georgia Cancer Center

With the experience and expertise of a team of surgical oncologists across all clinical specialties, the Georgia Cancer Center provides advanced techniques for both routine and complex surgical removal of malignant and benign tumors. After a thorough review of your individual case, our team of cancer specialists may recommend surgery to diagnose or treat your individual cancer or to treat cancer symptoms. Surgery may be just one part of a cancer patient’s treatment, which may also include chemotherapy, radiation or special targeted therapies.

Minimally Invasive Techniques Improve Patient Outcomes

With the advanced technology of the daVinci robotic surgical system, the surgical oncology team at the Georgia Cancer Center is able to improve patient outcomes, many times with a minimally invasive approach. Our Center for Advanced Robotic Surgery offers the largest, most experienced team of robotic surgeons in the region. Fellowship-trained physicians in a range of surgical specialties, provide expert surgical care, including:

  • Gynecology
  • Urogynecology
  • Gynecological oncology
  • Urology
  • Thyroid
  • Otolaryngology, or skull base surgery

State-of-the-Art Surgical Treatments at The Georgia Cancer Center

With specific expertise in surgical treatments for all types of cancer, our surgical oncologists are part of the multidisciplinary cancer treatment team and are integral in determining a patient’s treatment plan. State-of-the-art surgical treatments are provided by our surgical oncologists, including:

Breast Cancer Treatment

  • Lumpectomy
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    • Oncoplastic techniques to improve cosmetic outcome
  • Mastectomy
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    • Skin-sparing or nipple-sparing mastectomy with immediate reconstruction by our plastic surgeons
  • Sentinel lymph node biopsy

Gastrointestinal Cancer Treatment

  • Minimally invasive surgery for intestinal cancers, including stomach, small intestine, large intestine, pancreas or liver
  • Hepatobiliary surgery
  • Minimally invasive pancreatectomy
  • Robotic pancreatectomy
  • Minimally invasive liver tumor ablation
  • Precise, advanced cellular level treatment using NanoKnifeTM surgery

Thoracic Cancer Treatment

  • Surgical removal of tumors for lung, mediastinal, and esophageal cancers

Skin Cancers – Melanoma and Non-melanoma Treatment

  • Wide local excision with plastic surgery closure, if necessary
  • Sentinel lymph node biopsy

Sarcoma Treatment

  • Surgical oncology for cancers of the bone and soft tissues such as muscle, nerves, fibrous tissues, connective tissue (tendons, cartilage), fat tissue, blood vessels, lymph vessels

For More Information about Surgical Expertise

If you have questions about your cancer surgery, please contact one of our surgical oncology team members at the Georgia Cancer Center at (706) 721-4726.

 

Call us to make an appointment 706-721-6744

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