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Healthcare: Cancer Care

Breast Cancer Surgery

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Our breast surgeons in Houston, TX, are leading the industry in innovative procedures, techniques, and technologies. We specialize in a variety of techniques when removing cancer from the breasts. Our goal is to give our patients a personalized treatment plan with high-quality outcomes by working closely with our plastic surgeons.

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Procedures

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Breast Conservation Surgery (Lumpectomy)

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The surgery to remove breast cancer along with some surrounding tissue from the breast. The sample is sent to a pathologist who examines it and makes sure all of the cancer has been removed.

Ductal Carcinoma In Situ (DCIS) Treatment

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An early form of cancer confined to the lactiferous (milk producing) ducts of the breast.

Mastectomy

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The surgery to remove the entire breast to treat breast cancer.

Nipple and Skin Sparing Mastectomy

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A type of mastectomy where the breast tissue is removed and the skin, nipple, and areola are left intact.

Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy

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The removal of lymph nodes in the armpit to see if cancer has spread to the lymph nodes.

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For more information visit the Breast Cancer website.

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Dr. Sebastian Winocour and Dr. Alastair Thompson discuss the advantages of having a mastectomy and reconstruction during the same surgery.