Surgery, such as mastectomy, may be used to treat breast cancer that has
recurred in the breast after breast-conserving surgery
and radiation. Or surgery may be
done for metastatic breast cancer to slow the progress of the cancer, relieve
symptoms, and improve quality of life.
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August 14, 2013
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