Lumpectomy Versus Mastectomy

Content Contributor: The University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing
Last Reviewed: December 13, 2011

Question:

I have been given the choice of lumpectomy and radiation vs. Mastectomy. Can you please give some advice to help me make my decision? Is one treatment better than the other?

Answer:

This question and answer was part of the OncoLink Brown Bag Chat. Series, View the Life After Breast Cancer transcript.

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