Breast Cancer Lumpectomy and Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy

Being diagnosed with breast cancer, like any other cancer, can be devastating. You may feel lost, with no hope, but there are several treatment options available that you should keep in mind. Depending on the severity of your cancer, you will have different options to treat your condition.

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There are several treatments that can be used to address your breast cancer. In this video, shared by Dr. Darrin Hansen in 2013, you can watch how a lumpectomy is carried out with a biopsy of a sentinel lymph node. A lumpectomy (one form of which is known as a partial mastectomy) is a very common procedure for ductal carcinoma in situ or non-invasive breast cancer, and also for some stage I and stage II (early stage) breast cancers.

To learn more about it, watch the video which features Dr. Darrin Hansen performing a narrated breast lumpectomy and sentinel lymph node biopsy procedure.

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