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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:
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
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.
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
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Dr Rajeev Agarwal
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
Chairman,Cancercare, Director and Chief Consultant Surgical Oncology
Max Super Specialty Hospital Saket,New Delhi
Dr Pawan Gupta
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
Senior Consultant, Surgical Oncology
Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, New Delhi
Saket, New Delhi
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