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Is mastectomy really necessary for a stage 2 breast cancer patient?

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Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
Internal Medicine - Oncology

In brief: Depends

The choice between mastectomy (either one or both breasts) and lumpectomy depends on many factors including genetic issues, size of the cancer and of the breast, location, and many others.
It is a choice to be made by both the surgeon and the patient after a thorough discussion.

In brief: Depends

The choice between mastectomy (either one or both breasts) and lumpectomy depends on many factors including genetic issues, size of the cancer and of the breast, location, and many others.
It is a choice to be made by both the surgeon and the patient after a thorough discussion.
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
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