Recent Examples of lumpectomy from the Web
In October 2012 — breast cancer awareness month — Goodacre was diagnosed with Stage 1 invasive ductal carcinoma and immediately underwent a lumpectomy, which didn’t come back with clean margins.
Kathy Blake recently underwent a successful Hidden Scar™ lumpectomy performed by Gambla to remove a cancerous tumor from her breast.
And after coaching through the five-hour chemotherapy sessions, Miss Val had another decision to make: a lumpectomy followed by radiation treatment, which might or might not be successful; a single mastectomy; or a double mastectomy.
In addition to lumpectomy surgery, chemotherapy and other medications, Dennison underwent six weeks of daily radiation treatments.
Haley instead had a lumpectomy and found herself in a painful situation after undergoing surgery.
Mastectomy offers no survival advantage over lumpectomy and radiation, and some studies even show reduced survivor with mastectomy.
Most patients are candidates for Hidden Scar™, which can be used with nipple sparing mastectomies as well as lumpectomies.
Reach to Recovery Home-visit program for mastectomy and lumpectomy patients.
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