How To Treat Breast Cancer?

Breast cancer is a disease in which cells in the breast grow out of control. There are different kinds of breast cancer. Breast cancer can start from any part of the breast. Although there are some specific symptoms for the same at times, the symptoms might differ from one body to the other. 

The biological structure and behaviors of breast cancer influence the treatment plan carried out on the patient. You must consult with breast surgeons to know about successful axillary clearance surgery.

Here are some different types of breast surgeries:

  • Mastectomy

In this procedure, the entire breast is removed surgically, even if you have a small breast size. There are different kinds of mastectomies. You can discuss with your doctor and know if there is an option to preserve the skin, which is known as a skin-sparing mastectomy. A nipple preserving mastectomy is also possible, which is known as nipple-sparing mastectomy.

  • Lumpectomy

In this procedure, the tumor is removed along with a very small, benign healthy tissue surrounding the tumor.

You must find out if any of the lymph nodes around the breast are cancerous or not. This information is further used in the determination of treatment. The treatments for breast cancer have come a long way, with technological advancement taking place worldwide.