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Breast Reconstruction After Lumpectomy
30 Apr 2016

Breast Reconstruction After Lumpectomy

A lumpectomy involves the removal of just the tumor found in the breast, and some of the non-cancerous tissue surrounding it–not the entire breast as with a mastectomy. This surgical procedure conserves the breast, which is good. Unfortunately, it leaves the breast with a dent, bulge, or imperfection near the surgical site. After a lumpectomy the breast or breasts are likely to be different in...

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