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Surgery for breast cancer

Surgery for breast cancer
Surgery for breast cancer

Surgery for breast cancer consists of 2 main options: Breast-conserving surgery , which includes lumpectomy (removal of a small amount of surrounding normal tissue), wide excision (partial mastectomy; removal of a somewhat larger amount of the surrounding normal tissue), and quadrantectomy (removal of 1/4 of the breast) Mastectomy (removal of all breast tissue)