Follow a Surgical Team as They Perform a Lumpectomy



***Warning: video contains graphic images of actual surgical procedures***

Breast cancer is the second most common form of cancer in American women. For many, their treatment will involve lumpectomy surgery to remove the tumor from the breast. In this video shared by the Surgery Squad in April 2012, the team takes you through a lumpectomy.

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Follow Dr. Suzi and participate through the virtual surgical procedure, from administering the anesthetic to making the incision near the tumor in the breast. The video also teaches us more about breast cancer, the treatments available, and the risks involved in the lumpectomy procedure.

Read about our columnist Jessica Grono’s experience of a lumpectomy. 

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