Lumpectomy

Breast-conserving surgery (lumpectomy) is the surgical removal of a breast lump and some of the tissue around it. It may also be called “excisional biopsy” or “wide excision.”

Breast after lumpectomy

Breast-conserving surgery (lumpectomy) is the surgical removal of a breast lump and some of the tissue around it. It may also be called “excisional biopsy” or “wide excision.”

ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical Reviewer Sarah A. Marshall, MD – Family Medicine Kathleen Romito, MD – Family Medicine Laura S. Dominici, MD – Surgery, General Surgery, Oncology

Current as ofMarch 28, 2018