What is Lumpectomy?

Breast lump removal, called lumpectomy, is surgery to remove a breast cancer or other lump in the breast, along with some surrounding tissue from the breast. The reasons to perform a lumpectomy include Fibroadenoma and other noncancerous tumors of the breast.

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My abdomen is always seems so bloated. I had a lumpectomy August 1 st and have to go back for more surgery Oct 14th so naturally I wonder if I...

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Freaking OUT: I was sent for a vacuum assisted core needle biopsy April 11th because my BIRADs were Suspicious on two areas. The results came back...

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The findings of your biopsy are indicative of a benign lesion. It is not suggestive of any cancer. But even...

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