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Please help! what is the technical term when you want to have part of your breast removed?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
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In brief: A quadrantectomy

Removes one quadrant of the breast.
A lumpectomy removes a mass on the breast. Are you asking about a surgical treatment or plastic surgery? Breast reduction?

In brief: A quadrantectomy

Removes one quadrant of the breast.
A lumpectomy removes a mass on the breast. Are you asking about a surgical treatment or plastic surgery? Breast reduction?
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