Term: Surgical Intervention (Cancer Treatment)
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.