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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 MedicineKathleen Romito, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerLaura S. Dominici, MD - General Surgery,
Current as ofSeptember 22, 2016
Current as of:
September 22, 2016
Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine & Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Laura S. Dominici, MD - General Surgery,
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