Breast Conservation Surgery (BCT) is the surgery performed to remove cancer without modifying the breast shape. The main aim of this surgery is to leave the breast shape and look as natural as possible.
In this surgical technique, some of the healthy tissues and lymph nodes are removed. This surgery is also called a lumpectomy or partial mastectomy.
Breast Conservation Surgery (BCT) is the surgery performed to remove cancer without modifying the breast shape. The main aim of this surgery to leave the breast’s shape and look as natural as possible. In this surgical technique, some of the healthy tissues and lymph nodes are removed. This surgery is also called a lumpectomy or partial mastectomy.
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In this surgery, the breast lump and some of the tissues around it are removed. This removed lump is then sent for examination.
In this surgery, the area of the breast containing cancer and some of the breast tissues around the tumor are removed along with the lining over the chest muscles below the tumor.
Breast-Conserving surgery allows a woman to keep most of her original breast. BCS is limited to some patients i.e., Only woman who is suffering from stage I and stage II type of breast cancer can go for breast conservation surgery.
This patient needs 5 to 8 years of follow-up period depending upon their condition.
Some very crucial factors needapplies to be focused on before selecting a patient for BCT such as physical examination, breast imaging, medical history, and histological assessment of the resected breast. This surgery is followed by radiation therapy to reduce the risk of recurring cancer in the breast.
- Breast cancer is only applicable to women having tumors measuring less than 3 cm in diameter and present in only one quadrant of the breast.
- Patient should have enough breast volume to remove the tumor without causing any damage to the remaining breast shape and size.
- This surgery applies to those patients who can undergo radiation therapy after preservation therapy.
If the cancer is very small or can’t be felt, a radiologist will use a mammogram or ultrasound to locate the area in which the tumor is present and by inserting a fine wire the tumor is removed. This technique is called D- wire or wire localized excision.
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The time it takes to recover depends on whether the lymph nodes were removed during the surgery. Patients are not suggested to drive until the movements are pain-free and are advised to avoid lifting heavy things to reduce the risk post–of operative time bleeding.
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Dr. Jay Anam
Dr. Jay Anam Sir who performed CA Breast MRM surgery of my Mom.. I'm very grateful for your compassionate care & attention to my Mom throughout the treatment including your way of making her so comfortable, positive & strong enough during the treatment by your humble responses to all the queries. Also wanted to very much thank all the support team of Specialty Surgical Oncology (including Leena Ma'am & Sikandar Sir) for the best care
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Dr. Praveen Kammar
Dr.Praveen Kammar has been very patient in explaining diagnosis and plan of action. Fortunately our surgery, which was planned as Major surgery, could be avoided and all went out smoothly. Overall a good experience at SSO hospital and each member of the organization ensured utmost care and empathy is given to the patient. Hospital is clean and without clutter. Rooms are spacious and well maintained.
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