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Home > Be Healthy > Health Library > Breast-Conserving Surgery: Lumpectomy
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).
Current as of:
December 17, 2020
Author: Healthwise StaffMedical Review: Sarah Marshall MD - Family MedicineKathleen Romito MD - Family MedicineLaura S. Dominici MD - General Surgery, Breast Surgical Oncology
Current as of: December 17, 2020
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:Sarah Marshall MD - Family Medicine & Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine & Laura S. Dominici MD - General Surgery, Breast Surgical Oncology
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