Here are descriptions of the most common surgeries done in the U.S. that include Appendectomy, Breast biopsy, Carotid endarterectomy, Cataract surgery, Cesarean section, Cholecystectomy, Coronary artery bypass, Debridement of wound, burn, or infection, Dilation and curettage (D&C), Free skin graft, Hemorrhoidectomy, Hysterectomy, Hysteroscopy, Inguinal hernia repair, Low back pain surgery, Mastectomy, Partial colectomy, Prostatectomy, Tonsillectomy. Learn more >
Cancer cells don't function properly, and they can spread to many areas of the body.
Tumors are clusters of cells that are capable of growing and dividing uncontrollably;
their growth is not regulated.
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The pancreas is involved in blood sugar control and metabolism within the body, and also in the secretion of substances (collectively pancreatic juice) which help digestion. Detailed anatomical description of human pancreas, including simple definitions and labeled, full-color illustrations. Learn more >