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Breast-conserving surgery (lumpectomy) is the surgical removal of a breast lump and some of the tissue around it. It may also be called "excisional biopsy" or "wide excision."
Current as of: December 19, 2018
Author: Healthwise StaffSarah A. Marshall, MD - Family MedicineKathleen Romito, MD - Family MedicineLaura S. Dominici, MD - Surgery, General Surgery, Oncology
Current as of:
December 19, 2018
Medical Review:Sarah A. Marshall, MD - Family Medicine & Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Laura S. Dominici, MD - Surgery, General Surgery, Oncology
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