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Endocrine and Oncologic Surgery
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection

Axillary Lymph Node Dissection involves the removal of the majority of lymph nodes from under the arm (axilla). This is often performed for tumors of the breast or melanoma. Surgery is performed on the same side of the body as the original tumor. This procedure requires an overnight stay in the hospital.

Inpatient Facilities:
Hospital University of Pennsylvania (HUP)
 

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

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