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Breast lump removal - series—Aftercare



The outcome of the excisional biopsy depends on the type of lump found. If the lump is benign, no further treatment is required. If the lump is malignant, the treatment can include surgery, radiation, chemotherapy and endocrine therapy. The choice of treatment will be discussed with you by specialists in each area.

Review Date 2/2/2023

Updated by: Mark Levin, MD, Hematologist and Oncologist, Monsey, NY. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David C. Dugdale, MD, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team. Editorial update 06/05/2023.

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