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Reconstruction Options After Lumpectomy

Dr. Monique Gary talks about oncoplastic lumpectomy surgery, which is lumpectomy to remove the breast cancer followed by immediate breast reconstruction.
Jul 16, 2021
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As a physician, advocate, and expert on health and healthcare disparities, Dr. Monique Gary is passionate about developing integrative, holistic, and innovative approaches to cancer treatment, prevention, and general wellness.

Dr. Gary joined us to talk about oncoplastic lumpectomy surgery, which is lumpectomy to remove the breast cancer followed by immediate breast reconstruction. In many cases, lumpectomy and reconstruction are done during the same surgery. The goal is to have the best possible cosmetic outcomes, without the need for any additional surgery to
correct any dents or asymmetry.

Listen to the episode to hear Dr. Gary explain:

  • how and why oncoplastic lumpectomy was developed

  • who is and isn’t a good candidate for oncoplastic lumpectomy

  • the benefits and drawbacks of oncoplastic lumpectomy

  • things to consider when deciding between lumpectomy and mastectomy

About the guest
 
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Monique Gary, DO, MSc, FACS

Dr. Monique Gary is a board-certified, fellowship-trained breast surgical oncologist and medical director of the Grand View Health-Penn Cancer Network Cancer Program in Sellersville, PA, where she also serves as director of the Breast Program.



— Last updated on January 31, 2022, 4:26 PM

 
 
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