Surgery has a key role in diagnosing and treating cancer. Our board-certified surgeons at UNC REX Cancer Care utilize the latest technologies to perform minimally invasive procedures that allow them to remove tumors and preserve function. They work closely with oncologists and support staff to coordinate your treatment plan as part of your overall comprehensive care team.
Advanced Technology and Treatments
Surgery can offer the greatest chance to cure many types of cancer, especially those that have not spread to other parts of the body. You may undergo diagnostic surgery, or a biopsy, to determine if cancer is present. Other surgery may include placing or removing a port for chemotherapy if needed.
Our surgical oncology team is made up of highly skilled physicians from Rex specialty practices, including:
They are experienced in the surgical care of: