Most women with breast cancer have some type of surgery. Operations for local treatment include breast-conserving surgery, mastectomy and sentinel lymph node biopsy or removal of axillary (armpit) lymph nodes. Women who need a mastectomy may elect to have immediate or delayed breast reconstruction.
Click here to find out more about the surgical options for Breast cancer from the American Cancer Society.
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