Breast Tumour / Lump Surgery at GNH Hospital Gurgaon, India
The goal of breast cancer surgery is to remove the tumor and some of the surrounding healthy tissue. Dr Sumita Singh who is consultant surgeon at GNH Hospital Gurgaon, India will try to save as much of breast as possible. In some cases, the entire breast must be removed when spread of breast tumour is more or chances of spreading in entire breast.
Types of Breast Cancer Surgery
Breast cancer surgeries differ by the amount of healthy tissue that is removed with the tumor. Some lymph nodes under the armpit are usually removed as part of the operation so they can be checked for cancer cells. This will help your doctor plan your treatment after surgery.
Breast Cancer Surgery Done at GNH Hospital Gurgaon India
-Partial or segmental mastectomy or quadrantectomy
- Simple or total mastectomy
- Radical mastectomy
- Modified radical mastectomy
A lumpectomy removes the cancerous tumor along with a rim of potentially healthy tissue around it (known as the margins) without removing the entire breast. This procedure is also called a partial mastectomy.
This surgery option removes the entire breast (or as much of the breast tissue as possible). In most cases, a skin-sparing mastectomy is an option.
Lymph Node Removal & Lymphedema
In addition to your surgical procedure, your doctor may wish to remove and examine lymph nodes to determine whether the cancer has spread and to what extent.
This is plastic surgery to rebuild the shape of the breast. It may be done at the same time as the cancer surgery or later.
Cost of Breast Cancer Surgery depends upon which type of surgery is been performed.