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What is involved in the operation to remove metastatic osteosarcoma in the lungs?

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Dr. Reza Shirazi
19 years experience in Radiation Oncology
Surgery, radiosurger: Metastatic disease to lung and be treated with surgery or radiosurgery. In the surgical route , open incision whether large incision or laparoscopic/robotic small incision needs to be made. It is a surgical procedure that requires anesthesia and going to the operating room. With radiosurgery, using cyberknife or other modalities, is done as outpatient using x-rays without need for incision.
Answered on Nov 2, 2012

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