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    Lumpectomy

    Lumpectomy

    Breast after lumpectomy

    Breast-conserving surgery (lumpectomy) is the surgical removal of a breast lump and some of the tissue around it. It may also be called "excisional biopsy" or "wide excision."

    By Healthwise Staff
    Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
    Douglas A. Stewart, MD - Medical Oncology
    Last Revised June 28, 2013

    Last Revised: June 28, 2013

    Author: Healthwise Staff

    Medical Review: Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine & Douglas A. Stewart, MD - Medical Oncology

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