Patient is required to stay 1 night in the hospital
Duration Of Operation
Between 2 to 3 hours
1 to 2 weeks
How It Is Performed
A cut is performed through to approach to the breast cancer and breast carcinoma accompanied by the tissue around it is removed. Furthermore, in the course of the lumpectomy, a biopsy of lymph nodes are taken; to guarantee if neglected any part of breast cancer.
Almost all women can go home on that day, with the home care instructions they will get; except a few that needs to stay one or two days according to the size and location of the tumor that is removed.
This content is written and reviewed by our medical content team in August, 2019.