Laparoscopy is the newer way to perform the cancer surgery. This surgery is done using a laparoscope. Laparoscope is a small, thin tube that has a camera on tip which is used to see the inside of your body, giving a magnified view. Instead of one long incision, tiny cuts (usually ½ to 1 cm).
Today laparoscopy is used for surgical treatment of various cancers including GI cancers, Cancer uterus, cervix, ovary, etc.