Breast-Conserving Surgery (Lumpectomy or Partial Mastectomy) for Breast Cancer
How Well It Works
For early-stage breast cancer, breast-conserving surgery with radiation therapy has the same survival rate as mastectomy.Reference 1
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: June 28, 2011|
|Medical Review:||Reference Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
Reference Douglas A. Stewart, MD - Medical Oncology
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