Musculoskeletal Tumour Surgery in Hamilton
Musculoskeletal tumours are found in soft tissue or bone and can be
is necessary to confirm the presence of a
and a biopsy of the tumour will determine whether it is benign or malignant. If cancerous a team of specialists including
musculoskeletal oncologist surgeons
assess the tumour and advise on treatment, which may be surgical removal.
Limb salvage surgery
removes the cancerous tissue and retains as much surrounding tissue as possible.
removes a part or all of an arm or leg if the tumour is large or is connected to nerves and blood vessels.
is often used in conjunction with surgery to cure the patient.
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