Term: Surgical Intervention (Cancer Treatment)

Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2016-01-21


Surgical intervention is a type of cancer treatment that uses surgical procedures (e.g.: biopsy, destruction or removal of tissue) to manage or treat certain types of cancer.

For more information, including the ICD-9-CM and CCI codes used to identify this type of treatment, see the Types of Cancer Treatment section in the Overview of the Manitoba Cancer Registry and Treatment Data concept.

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