What You Need to Know about Breast Cancer Surgical Choices


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

Lumpectomy vs. Mastectomy: What to Know

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You’ve completed a breast biopsy and have been diagnosed with breast cancer. Your surgeon has presented you with two treatment options: lumpectomy vs mastectomy. How do you know which one to choose? “Sarah Cannon physicians and navigators want you to be a key decision-maker when choosing your treatment options,” said Crystal Dugger, Assistant Vice President, … Continued