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  • http://www.encyclopedia.com/topic/Lumpectomy.aspx
  • Lumpectomy is a type of surgery for breast cancer.It is considered "breast-conserving" surgery because only the malignant tumor and a surrounding margin of normal breast tissue are removed.
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  • Lumpectomy may also be called wide excision biopsy, breast conserving therapy or quadrantectomy (this latter term is used when up to one fourth of the breast is removed).
  • http://www.emedicinehealth.com/lumpectomy/article_em.htm
  • Lumpectomy is a surgical procedure that involves removing a suspected malignant (cancerous) tumor, or lump, and a small portion of the surrounding tissue from a woman's breast.
  • http://www.knowcancer.com/cancer-treatment/lumpectomy/
  • Lumpectomy is a common surgical procedure designed to remove a breast tumor, or "lump", and some of the adjacent breast tissues.
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  • During lumpectomy, a small amount of normal tissue around the lump (clean margins) also is taken to help ensure that all the cancer or other abnormal tissue is removed.
  • http://www.surgeryencyclopedia.com/La-Pa/Lumpectomy.html
  • Lumpectomy is a type of surgery for breast cancer.It is considered ,breast-conserving, surgery because only the malignant tumor and a surrounding margin of normal breast tissue are removed.
  • http://www.mayoclinic.org/tests-procedures/lumpectomy/basics/defi...
  • Lumpectomy is also called breast-conserving surgery or wide local excision because , unlike a mastectomy , only a portion of the breast is removed.
  • http://www.justanswer.com/topics-lumpectomy/
  • Lumpectomy is a surgical procedure that removes a portion of breast tissue that appears cancerous or abnormal.
  • http://www.mountsinaifpa.org/patient-care/health-library/treatmen...
  • Lumpectomy: What to expect.Breast Cancer website.
  • http://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/treatments_and_procedures/hi...
  • Women who usually are not eligible for a lumpectomy include those who:
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    Women with DCIS may benefit from radiation in addition to lumpectomy
    Harvard Health - Friday, October 19, 2018
    Lumpectomy , Radiation May Cut Breast Cancer Mortality in DCIS
    Physicians Briefing - Monday, August 20, 2018
    Association of radiation therapy plus lumpectomy in reduced risk of dying in women with DCIS
    Health News Review - Friday, August 17, 2018
    Less Recurrence After Lumpectomy than Previously Thought
    Medpage Today - Sunday, May 6, 2018
    MedStar Health Cancer Network offers less instrusive lumpectomy procedure
    Baltimore Sun - Thursday, August 24, 2017
    ASCO: Recent Drop in Additional Surgery Post Lumpectomy
    Physicians Briefing - Wednesday, June 7, 2017
    Lumpectomy, Bras And Inserts: What You Should Know
    Huffington Post - Friday, March 17, 2017
    Mastectomy or Lumpectomy: 3 Questions to Ask Your Doctor
    Hopkins Medicine - Wednesday, March 15, 2017
    Researchers Find Evidence-Based Radiation Treatment After Lumpectomy Leads to High-Quality, High-Value Care for Patients
    American Society of Clinical Oncology - Wednesday, March 15, 2017
    Study examines health care costs linked to lumpectomy patients requiring reoperations
    News-Medical - Saturday, December 17, 2016
    Freezing Technique Is an Effective Alternative to Lumpectomy for Early Stage Breast Cancer, Study Finds
    Google - Wednesday, September 28, 2016
    Does radiotherapy after lumpectomy improve survival rates in older women with ER- early-stage breastt...
    Medivizor - Tuesday, September 13, 2016
    Lumpectomy plus radiation therapy to treat breast cancer saves more lives
    Dotmed - Friday, September 2, 2016
    Lumpectomy's Edge: All Clinical Smoke and Mirrors?
    Medpage Today - Monday, December 14, 2015
    Lumpectomy Plus Radiation May Beat Mastectomy for Early Breast Cancer
    Web MD - Thursday, December 10, 2015
    Partial breast radiation after lumpectomy does not increase cancer recurrence
    News-Medical - Friday, June 26, 2015
    More women with breast cancer choose lumpectomy
    CBS News - Friday, June 19, 2015
    More Breast Cancer Patients Opting for Lumpectomy
    National Library of Medicine - Thursday, June 18, 2015
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    Radiation Oncologists React to JAMA Report on Excessive Radiation Treatments
         
    The Journal of the American Medical Association is reporting that research suggests many breast cancer patients who have a lumpectomy undergo more radiation treatments than they need. Radiation Oncologists at The University of Kansas Cancer Center rea...

    Should I Have a Lumpectomy or a Mastectomy?
         
    Dr. Jay Harness is often asked which procedure is best by his patients, a mastectomy or lumpectomy. Much of the breast tissue is spared with a lumpectomy. Dr. Harness warns that because the breast is still there, you have a small chance of the cancer comi...

    Stage 2 Breast Cancer Treatment
         
    Stage two breast cancer is often treated with a lumpectomy or mastectomy, but stage two breast cancer also involves the lymph nodes. Learn about lymph node involvement and whole body treatment in the video. Click Here To Get Dr. Harness' 15 Breast Can...

    UPMC Physician Resources: Cancer Survivorship Part 2: A practical Approach to Care
         
  • And thinking about again women who received a mastectomy or women who received a lumpectomy with chemotherapy were a particularly high risk for disruptions and feeling, feelings of attractiveness.

  • Mastectomy or Lumpectomy For Breast Cancer Treatment, Which One Is Best?
         
    Choosing between single or double mastectomy and a lumpectomy can be a hard decision for many women that are facing breast cancer treatment. Dr. Harness explains that the decision should be made by the patient and her doctor, based on her specific cancer ...

    Surgical Updates from the 32nd Annual Miami Breast Cancer Conference
         
    Debu Tripathy, CURE's editor-in-chief and chair of the breast medical oncology department at MD Anderson Cancer Center, reports on surgical research updates announced at the Miami Breast Cancer Conference held in late February. Emerging, and sometimes ...

    Breast Cancer Prevention Surgeries Under Scrutiny
         
    http://www.dailyrxnews.com/mastectomy-lumpectomy-made-no-difference-death-rates-ductal-carcinoma-situ-patients Thousands of women undergo surgeries every year after an early breast cancer diagnosis. But could these treatments be unnecessary? A new s...

    How Do You Know if the Treatment Your Doctor Prescribes is Good for You?
         
    According to an article published in the NY Times on February 2, 2015, far fewer people benefit from medical treatment than we're led to believe in advertisements such as direct to consumer ads, ads in medical journals, and even in medical journal article...

    2010 Patient of Courage: Donna Creighton
         
    Creighton was first diagnosed with breast cancer in 1990. She underwent lumpectomy, radiation, and chemotherapy. In 2000, even after 10 years of eating well, exercising, and taking care of her emotional well-being, she had a new occurrence and underwent m...

    SAVI SCOUT Surgical Guidance System
         
    SAVI SCOUT® surgical guidance system uses non-radioactive, electromagnetic wave technology to detect a reflector that is placed in the target tissue up to seven days prior to surgery. The system consists of an electromagnetic wave reflective device (r...

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    Right lumpectomy, two re-excisions, right
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    Blue dye draining away from lumpectomy site, within lymphatic channels, towards the axilla
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    The outcome of the lumpectomy depends on the type of lump found.
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    The outcome of the lumpectomy depends on the type of lump found.
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    In some cases, the cancer is too large to be removed by lumpectomy.
    Illustration of a lumpectomy
    Accelerated partial breast irradiation, or APBI, is a localized form of radiation treatment (brachytherapy) that involves the insertion of a radioactive
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    In some cases, the cancer is too large to be removed by lumpectomy.
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    Illustration of a lumpectomy
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    Accelerated partial breast irradiation, or APBI, is a localized form of radiation treatment (brachytherapy) that involves the insertion of a radioactive "seed" to kill breast cancer cells that may remain after lumpectomy surgery.
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    This illustration shows how lumpectomy is performed by removing the tumor and margin of surrounding normal breast tissue.
    THURSDAY Dec. 10, 2015, 2015 -- Women with early stage breast cancer may survive longer if they opt for the less-extensive surgery called lumpectomy, followed by radiation, rather than a mastectomy, a new study suggests.
    Lumpectomy: How the Procedure Works, Risks, and More
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    This illustration shows how lumpectomy is performed by removing the tumor and margin of surrounding normal breast tissue.
    imaginis.com
    THURSDAY Dec. 10, 2015, 2015 -- Women with early stage breast cancer may survive longer if they opt for the less-extensive surgery called lumpectomy, followed by radiation, rather than a mastectomy, a new study suggests.
    medicinenet.com
    Lumpectomy: How the Procedure Works, Risks, and More
    healthline.com
    Lumpectomy
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    News Picture: More Breast Cancer Patients Opting for Lumpectomy: Study
    Mastectomy Versus Lumpectomy: 3 Questions to Ask Your Doctor
    Mastectomy Versus Lumpectomy: 3 Questions to Ask Your Doctor
    Breast -conserving surgery (lumpectomy) is the surgical removal of a breast lump and some of the tissue around it.
    Lumpectomy
    News Picture: More Breast Cancer Patients Opting for Lumpectomy: Study
    medicinenet.com
    Mastectomy Versus Lumpectomy: 3 Questions to Ask Your Doctor
    hopkinsmedicine.org
    Mastectomy Versus Lumpectomy: 3 Questions to Ask Your Doctor
    hopkinsmedicine.org
    Breast -conserving surgery (lumpectomy) is the surgical removal of a breast lump and some of the tissue around it.
    webmd.com
    Lumpectomy
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    55 year-old patient who underwent prior lumpectomy with radiation (breast conservation), and developed a partial breast deformity.
    Last month, JAMA Oncology published a study that suggests standard treatment for non-invasive breast cancer (DCIS) may be too aggressive and that perhaps some women with DCIS would do just as well without lumpectomy or mastectomy.
    Lumpectomy image from BC101
    Diagram showing a lumpectomy scar
    Whether you have a mastectomy or breast -conserving surgery (lumpectomy) for breast cancer, your doctors need to know whether the cancer has spread to the lymph nodes.
    55 year-old patient who underwent prior lumpectomy with radiation (breast conservation), and developed a partial breast deformity.
    my.clevelandclinic.org
    Last month, JAMA Oncology published a study that suggests standard treatment for non-invasive breast cancer (DCIS) may be too aggressive and that perhaps some women with DCIS would do just as well without lumpectomy or mastectomy.
    health.harvard.edu
    Lumpectomy image from BC101
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    Diagram showing a lumpectomy scar
    cancerresearchuk.org
    Whether you have a mastectomy or breast -conserving surgery (lumpectomy) for breast cancer, your doctors need to know whether the cancer has spread to the lymph nodes.
    emedicinehealth.com
    In her powerful book, Lillie Shockney explores the topic of breast cancer from three perspectives: as a child whose best friend’s mother had breast cancer, as a nurse who has cared for dozens of women with the disease, and as a patient who has had
    Thumbnail: Breast Cancer Survivor Jennifer Mukai: Choosing Double Mastectomy Over Lumpectomy
    Lumpectomy is also called breast-conserving surgery.
    Currently, women undergoing a lumpectomy to remove a cancerous breast
    Surgical oncologist Lisa Jacobs answers common questions about mastectomies and lumpectomies.
    In her powerful book, Lillie Shockney explores the topic of breast cancer from three perspectives: as a child whose best friend?EUR(TM)s mother had breast cancer, as a nurse who has cared for dozens of women with the disease, and as a patient who has had
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    Thumbnail: Breast Cancer Survivor Jennifer Mukai: Choosing Double Mastectomy Over Lumpectomy
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    Lumpectomy is also called breast-conserving surgery.
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    Currently, women undergoing a lumpectomy to remove a cancerous breast
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    Surgical oncologist Lisa Jacobs answers common questions about mastectomies and lumpectomies.
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