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Breast-conserving surgery (lumpectomy) is the surgical removal of a
breast lump and some of the tissue around it. The lump is removed in one piece
and sent to the lab for examination (pathology).
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerSarah Marshall, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerDouglas A. Stewart, MD - Medical Oncology
Current as ofNovember 20, 2015
Current as of:
November 20, 2015
Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine & Douglas A. Stewart, MD - Medical Oncology
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