Breast Cancer

What Are The Different Types of Lumpectomy?

Lumpectomy is one of many names for a breast cancer surgical procedure where cancer is removed with a margin of normal tissue. It has also been called a partial mastectomy, wide excision or wide local excision (WLE), breast conserving surgery but the procedure is, in essence, very much the same.

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How Important Is Breast Cancer Screening?

In the fight against breast cancer in Singapore, both medical professionals and health officials in the country could not emphasise enough the importance of detecting this dreaded disease at its early stage in order that immediate treatment can be done to obtain the best outcomes and survival rates.

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How Common Is Breast Cancer In Singapore?

According to World Cancer Research Fund International, breast cancer is the leading cancer in women throughout the world, with almost 1.7 million new cases diagnosed in the year 2012. Unfortunately, Singapore is not spared from this dreaded disease.

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What Is The Role of An Oncoplastic Surgeon?

Breast cancer is a disease which may not only rob a woman of her life; it may also deprive her of the very organs that define her femininity and sexuality. In breast cancer treatment Singapore doctors are all too familiar with the psychological blow that breast cancer inflicts upon a woman.

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