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Breast Cancer Surgery

Side Effects of Breast Cancer Surgery

Common side effects associated with breast cancer surgery include pain following the procedure and changes in the shape of the breast. Mastectomy and breast-conserving surgery patients may also face side effects such as wound infection, and a buildup of blood and/or fluid in the wound. If the lymph nodes are removed, side effects such as swelling of the arm and chest are possible as well.  

Locations for Breast Cancer Surgery