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Surgical treatment - Mastectomy

Information on mastectomy
Surgical treatment - Lumpectomy

What is a "lumpectomy'?

cytology exam of pleural fluid
- Pleural fluid is the fluid that surrounds the lungs and lubricates their linings. This test can help identify any cancer cells if they are present in the pleural fluid.
- A lumpectomy is a surgical procedure used to diagnose or treat breast cancer. The procedure removes the breast lump, leaving the rest of the breast intact.
lymph node biopsy
mastectomy, modified radical
- A modified radical mastectomy is a surgical treatment for breast cancer. The surgeon removes the entire breast and nipple and the lymph nodes under the arm on the same side as the cancer. Lymph nodes are part of the immune system. They are small, round masses of tissue found throughout the body.
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