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Surgical Oncology

Surgical oncology uses surgery for cancer diagnosis and cancer treatment. It focuses on finding harmful tumors in your body and removing them.

This specialty is usually found in large metropolitan cities. But now it’s available in the North State, allowing you to get top-quality care close to home.

Enloe’s Surgical Oncology Program offers the latest treatment for an array of cancers. This includes pancreatic cancer — the third-leading cause of cancer deaths in the U.S.

Hear what drives surgical oncologist Keith Cavaness, D.O., as part of your cancer care team.

Advanced Procedures

Our trusted team offers stomach cancer treatment, as well as treatment for diseases and cancers of the:

  • Adrenal glands
  • Bile ducts
  • Gallbladder
  • Liver
  • Small intestine
  • Spleen
  • And more

A Personalized Touch

These skilled caregivers will be with you throughout your journey. In fact, many of them live in the area and are easily accessible. You’ll receive personalized care using the latest techniques, including minimally invasive and robotic-assisted surgeries. This results in:

  • Shorter hospital stays
  • Less after-surgery pain
  • And reduced scarring

Our surgical oncologist can see you at Enloe Medical Center and in Enloe’s Regional Cancer Center. He also:

  • Performs procedures and rounds on patients at the medical center
  • Works closely with your medical oncologist, primary care doctor and other caregivers to provide the best care possible for you

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