Breast Conservation Surgery (BCS) - Lumpectomy Surgery
- Breast-conserving surgery or Lumpectomy removes the cancer while leaving as much normal breast as possible.
- Normally, some surrounding healthy tissue and lymph nodes also are removed.
Breast Conservation Surgery (BCS) - Lumpectomy Surgery Treatment
The goal of breast conserving surgery is to remove cancer or other abnormal tissue while maintaining the appearance of your breast.
It’s the best option for many women with early stage breast cancers and especially those who dont to have their entire breast removed.
Lumpectomy followed by radiation therapy is an effective treatment in preventing recurrence of breast cancer.
You might also need other treatments, such as hormone therapy or chemotherapy.