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Lumpectomy for Breast Cancer

  • Carol E. H. Scott-Conner
  • Jameson L. Chassin
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Abstract

Lumpectomy is an integral part of breast-conserving therapy for breast cancer. This chapter describes the technique of lumpectomy, including image-guided lumpectomy. Image-guided (commonly termed needle-localized) biopsy is included in this chapter for convenience. Strategies, pitfalls, and complications are also discussed.

Keywords

Breast Tissue Normal Breast Tissue Suspicious Lesion Axillary Staging Wire Localization 
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Further Reading

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  • Carol E. H. Scott-Conner
    • 1
  • Jameson L. Chassin
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Surgery, Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of MedicineUniversity of IowaIowa CityUSA
  2. 2.Department of SurgeryNew York University School of MedicineNew YorkUSA

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