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Division of
Endocrine and Oncologic Surgery
Lumpectomy
David Anderson, MD
Dr. Anderson
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S. Chang
Dr. Carla Fisher
Dr. Fisher
Dr. Robert Roses
Dr. Roses
Dr. Dahlia Sataloff
Dr. Sataloff
Dr. Julia Tchou
Dr. Tchou
Dr. Stacy Ugras
Dr. Ugras

Lumpectomy is a breast cancer surgery. The surgeon removes the cancer and a portion of normal tissue beyond it. Removing some normal tissue is to be sure all the margins are free of cancer. This is called having clear, or negative margins. Sometimes the margins are not cleared on the first surgery and a re-excision lumpectomy is done at another date to get negative margins. This is an outpatient procedure.

Inpatient Facilities:
Hospital University of Pennsylvania (HUP)
Pennsylvania Hospital (PAH)
Chester County Hospital

Office Visit Locations:
Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine, West Pavilion, 4th Floor
Rena Rowan Breast Center, Abramson Cancer Center
Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine, West Pavilion, 3rd Floor
Chester County Hospitalm, Building D, Suite 503

Making an Office Visit Appointment:
215-615-5858 or 800-789-PENN
 

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