Is Mastectomy the Only Way to Eliminate Tumors?

Dr. Barbara Smith answers the question:' Mastectomy the Only Option for Tumors?'

— -- Question: Is a mastectomy the only sure way to get rid of a breast tumor?

Answer: Lumpectomy or mastectomy is a very effective way of getting rid of a breast tumor, and survival is exactly the same with one or the other. Most women will really have the choice between the two options.

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