How soon does radiation start after a lumpectomy?

Answer Radiation therapy starts as soon as possible after a cancerous node is removed during a lumpectomy. The radiation therapy can last from five to seven weeks, but it will vary between individuals.Sou... Read More »

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Is there always radiation after a lumpectomy?

A lumpectomy is stage one of a two-stage breast cancer treatment. A lumpectomy surgically removes the cancer as well as nearby lymph nodes for examination. Stage two of a lumpectomy is radiation. T... Read More »

Is there any radiation produce from my CRT monitor Will the radiation harm the body Not sure about LCD ?

CRT monitors have more circuits, so what you are talking about might be magnetic fields not radiation. There is some talk/speculation of induced magnetic fields (such as the ones produced by high v... Read More »

How long does it take to recover from a lumpectomy?

Doctors advise patients not to do any heavy lifting or strenuous exercise for one to two weeks after a lumpectomy. A full recovery can take up to one month. Each patient should consult her own doct... Read More »

Can plastic surgery improve lumpectomy scars?

On One Hand: Reshaping your BreastA lumpectomy is a procedure done that removes a tumor, along with a small portion of surrounding breast tissue. Unlike a mastectomy, in which the entire breast is ... Read More »