Avoiding radiation

I saw a patient this past week who was deciding between having a lumpectomy with radiation versus undergoing a complete mastectomy… Though everything depends on the pathology of the tumor, etc, and one’s breast surgeon, indeed there are those patients who are able to have a mastectomy and avoid radiation altogether…

In reconstructive breast surgery, plastic surgeons ceratainly find the aspect of prior irradiation an important detail when planning a reconstruction

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