Surgery

Articles related to breast cancer surgical procedures and recovery.
Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Breast Reconstruction
Information about immediate and delayed breast reconstruction options.
Surgical Procedures: Lumpectomy
Information about this procedure to treat breast cancer and what to expect during and after the surgery.
Surgical Procedures: Needle Localization Partial Mastectomy
Information about this procedure to treat breast cancer and what to expect during and after the surgery.
Surgical Procedures: Simple Mastectomy
What is a simple mastectomy and what you can expect during and after this procedure.
Surgical Procedures:  Modified Radical Mastectomy
Information about this procedure to treat breast cancer and what to expect during and after the surgery.
Surgical Procedures: Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy
Information about this procedure to treat breast cancer and what to expect during and after the surgery.
Surgical Procedures: Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Information about this procedure to treat breast cancer and what to expect during and after the surgery.
Home Exercises Following Axillary Node Dissection
Exercises to aid in recovery from axillary node dissection.
Surgery and Radiotherapy for Breast Cancer: A Look at the Studies
A look at the Early Breast Cancer Trialists' Collaborative Group (EBCTCG) publication of the combined results of 78 clinical trials evaluating radiation therapy and surgery in breast cancer patients.