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lumpectomy

[lump-eck-tuh-me] surgery to remove a breast lump and a margin of nearby normal tissue. See also breast conservation therapy.

Surgery for breast cancer

... Lumpectomy removes only the breast lump and a surrounding margin of normal
tissue. Radiation therapy is usually given after a lumpectomy. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/breastcancer/detailedguide/breast-cancer-treating-surgery

Cosmetic Results of Lumpectomy Impact Quality of Life

Women with breast cancer who undergo breast-conserving surgery
(lumpectomy) may not have realistic expectations of what their breasts will ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/news/cosmetic-results-of-lumpectomy-impact-quality-of-life

MediaRoom - Press Releases

... Press Releases. Press Releases. Racial Disparities Exist In
Follow-Up Care after Lumpectomy for Breast Cancer. Atlanta ...

http://pressroom.cancer.org/index.php?s=43&item=211

Study Compares Different Types of Radiation for Breast ...

... the medical records from almost 93,000 breast cancer patients who were
diagnosed between 2003 and 2007 and had lumpectomy surgery. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/news/study-compares-different-types-of-radiation-for-breast-cancer

Is TARGIT Radiation Therapy For Breast Cancer Really On ...

... with early stage breast cancer can be successfully treated by removing the
cancer from the breast (what we call a "lumpectomy"), then treating the ...

http://www.cancer.org/aboutus/drlensblog/post/2010/06/29/is-targit-radiation-therapy-for-breast-cancer-really-on-target.aspx

Study Compares Different Types of Radiation for Breast ...

... the medical records from almost 93,000 breast cancer patients who were
diagnosed between 2003 and 2007 and had lumpectomy surgery. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/study-compares-different-types-of-radiation-for-breast-cancer

Glossary

... This method is also called lumpectomy, segmental excision, limited
breast surgery, or partial or segmental mastectomy. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/breastcancer/moreinformation/breastreconstructionaftermastectomy/breast-reconstruction-after-mastectomy-glossary

Evolution of cancer treatments: Surgery | American Cancer ...

... radical mastectomy can be traced all the way back to Lorenz Heister, a German
who wrote about his ideas for mastectomy and lumpectomy in his ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerbasics/thehistoryofcancer/the-history-of-cancer-cancer-treatment-surgery

Treatment of invasive breast cancer, by stage

... N1mi). Local therapy: Stage I cancers can be treated with either BCS
(lumpectomy, partial mastectomy) or mastectomy. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/breastcancer/detailedguide/breast-cancer-treating-by-stage