ASPIRATION OF A BREAST LUMP

Aspiration of a breast lump is used to diagnose breast cancer and to treat breast cysts. If aspiration is used for diagnosis, cells are withdrawn from a lump and examined…

BREAST REDUCTION

Breast reduction operations relieve permanently the discomfort of very large, heavy breasts. The procedure takes place under general anesthesia and involves a short hospital stay. During the operation, some skin and…

Mammography

A mammogram is an X-ray of the breast and is used to screen for signs of breast cancer and to investigate lumps in the breast. Mammograms can show precancerous cells…

Breast Cancer Surgery

The aim of breast cancer surgery is to remove all cancerous tissue. The procedure varies depending on the size and position of the tumor. Two operations are described here: lumpectomy,…