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Breast Conservation

Video: Conserving the Breast in the Removal of Cancer

Kathy Plesser, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kathy Plesser, MD

The aim of surgery is to remove all of the cancer in the breast. The initial pioneering operation was a quadrantectomy. This proved to be very successful but was a deforming operation.

Video: Pathologist and Surgeon Team to Find the Extent of a Breast Cancer

Kathy Plesser, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kathy Plesser, MD

Dr. Deborah Axelrod, a breast surgeon and Dr. Baljit Singh, a pathologist, talk about breast conservation on video.

Latest in Breast Cancer Radiation Therapy (VIDEO)

Kathy Plesser, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kathy Plesser, MD

Breast conservation consists of a lumpectomy followed by radiation therapy. Dr. Alvarado describes who is a candidate for a multi-institutional trial.