Breast Surgery is a surgical faculty which deals with all types of breast complaints. These include wide spectrum of diseases ranging from simple breast pain or lumps and bumps in breast to cancer of breast. It also includes cosmetic surgeries of breast like augmentation or reduction mammoplasty.
Incidence of breast cancer is rapidly rising in India. Today breast cancer is the second most common cancer in women. However early detection and treatment at early stage can prevent many deaths and prolong patients life. Screening by mammography can detect cancer at early stage. It is recommended in women above 40 years of age especially those who have family history.
Treatment of breast cancer includes surgery, chemotherapy and radiotherapy depending upon stage of the disease. Due to recent advances and lot of research in breast cancer mastectomy is not necessary in all patients and breast conservation surgery is possible in many patients.
At Noble Hospital all facilities regarding breast health care are available. It includes mammography screening, FNAC and biopsy of breast lump, surgical management and chemotherapy
Most women with breast cancer have some type of surgery as part of their treatment. Depending on the situation, surgery may be done for different reasons. For example, surgery may be done to:
After having a mastectomy (or some breast-conserving surgeries), a woman might want to consider having the breast mound rebuilt to restore the breast’s appearance after surgery. This is called breast reconstruction.
If you are thinking about having reconstructive surgery, it’s a good idea to discuss it with your breast surgeon and a plastic surgeon before your mastectomy. This gives the surgical team time to plan out the treatment options that might be best for you, even if you wait and have the reconstructive surgery later.