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Lumpectomy(Breast Conserving Surgery) for Breast Cancer

Low cost breast cancer surgery in India

Lumpectomy(Breast Conserving Surgery) for Breast Cancer

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Lumpectomy surgery, also referred to as Breast conserving surgery, involves the removal of only the tumor along with margin of neighbouring normal breast tissue. Breast is preserved in this surgery. 

 

Q1 Who is the right candidate for Breast conserving surgery?

 

A1 Breast cancer patients, in early stage of the cancer,are advised to undergo Lumpectomy or Breast Conserving Surgery. However, most likely the patient will also need the radiation treatment to deal with the cancer effectively.The benefit of Lumpectomy surgery is that the appearance of the breast is preserved. However, your surgeon is certainly the best person to decide the best course of treatment for you keeping in mind your medical condition.

Lumpectomy surgery can be considered in the following scenarios:

  • You are very concerned about losing your breast.
  • The cancer area is small and well defined.
  • You are fine with undergoing radiation therapy, if needed.

Q2. Do I need radiation treatment even after the Breast conserving surgery or Lumpectomy?

 

A2 Yes, most patients are likely to receive 5 to 7 weeks of radiation treatment after the surgery.The surgery and the radiation treatment combined are referred to as Breast conservation therapy. The purpose of radiation therapy is to kill the cancer cells that have remained after surgery. It not only diminishes the possibility of breast cancer recurrence but also prevents mortality related to breast cancer.

 

Q3 What are the contraindications for Lumpectomy surgery followed by radiation treatment?

 

A3 Breast cancer patient is advised against Lumpectomy surgery followed by Radiation treatment under the following conditions:

  • History of Scleroderma

  • Patient suffering from Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

  • Presence of 2 or more tumors in different regions of the breast which cannot be taken out with a single broad excision and therefore may adversely affect the appearance of the breast eventually.

  • Prior administration of radiation treatment to the breast rendering further radiation treatment immensely harmful for the patient.

  • Spread of the cancer to whole breast and the skin over it. Lumpectomy will not get the patient rid of the cancer.

  • Relatively large size of the tumor in comparison to the overall size of the breast making is aesthetically unwelcome.

  • There is no provision of radiation therapy

 

 

Benefits of Lumpectomy Surgery for Breast Cancer in India

 

  • Team approach- Holistic approach is taken with multidisciplinary team of specialists contributing their expertise right from the screening,diagnosis,treatment and follow up.

  • Most affordable cost coupled with high quality treatment.

  • World class hospitals with state of the art infrastructure.

  • Most advanced diagnostic and treatment methods are employed for optimal results.

  • Globally trained doctors with decades of experience in carrying out the surgery with competence and ease.

  • Great ambience

  • Compassionate staff to look after

  • Hospitals accredited with international organizations such as JCI(Joint commission International) for quality standards.

  • Language no barrier. English speaking people and if required, translators are available for your convenience

  • Most economical accommodation available at a walking distance from the hospital. Wide range of options starting from guest house, service appartments to five star hotels, best suited to your budget and choice.

  • Good flight connectivity

  • India has a diverse and rich cultural heritage. You can witness its beauty and uniqueness. It offers most conducive environment for recuperation.

Dr Rajeev Agarwal
MBBS,MS
Fellowship Tata Memorial Hospital,Mumbai(Surgical Oncology)
Membership:European Society of Medical Oncology
Indian Association of surgical Oncology
Director and Breast Cancer Surgeon
Medanta Breast Service
Medanta The Medicity, Gurgaon,Delhi-NCR

Dr Harit Chaturvedi
MBBS,MS,MCh(Surgical Oncology)
Chairman,Cancercare, Director and Chief Consultant Surgical Oncology
Max Super Specialty Hospital Saket,New Delhi

Dr Pawan Gupta
MBBS,MS(Surgery),MCh(Surgical Oncology)
Fellowship from Royal College of Surgeons, Glasgow, UK.
Active Member,International Society of Surgery (ISS/SIC).
Additional Director,Institute of Cancer Care
Jaypee Hospital, Noida, Delhi-NCR

Dr(Mrs) Ramesh Sarin

Breast Cancer Surgeon

MBBS, MS,FRCS

Senior Consultant, Surgical Oncology

Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, New Delhi

 

 

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