What is Oncoplastic Surgery?

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As breast cancer research advances, treatment approaches continue to be improved and refined. Oncoplastic surgery is a surgery for breast cancer patients that involves reshaping the breasts at the time of initial surgery, combining breast cancer tumor removal (a lumpectomy or mastectomy) and plastic surgery techniques (reconstructive surgery) at the same time. Oncoplastic surgery gives … Continued

What You Need to Know about Breast Cancer Surgical Choices

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When diagnosed with breast cancer, one of the first topics you, your family and your care team will discuss is your treatment options. For many patients, surgery is the first treatment, followed by chemotherapy or radiation to remove what surgery could not remove. The main goals of surgery for breast cancer patients are: to remove as much … Continued