Breast lump removal or lumpectomy is a procedure to remove a persistent lump from your breast. Depending on the results of your imaging and biopsy, you may require a small area of breast tissue around the lump to be removed. Your Consultant will discuss this with you.
We’re with you every step of the way
We know that finding a lump in your breast can be a distressing time for you. It may be comforting for you to know that this does not necessarily mean you have breast cancer and the majority of breast lumps are benign (non-cancerous). Our prompt diagnoses allow us to support you with effective treatments that give you the best chance of making a full recovery.
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Payment to suit you with 0% and fixed rate interest options.
Following an appointment with your Consultant, you can apply for a loan to cover the cost of your treatment. With interest free finance at Representative 0% APR (fixed) along with longer term fixed rate loans, there is an option for everyone.
What to expect from breast lump removal
The breast lump surgery is usually performed under general anaesthetic, so you will be asleep during the procedure. Once under general anaesthetic, your Consultant will make an incision into your breast, removing the lump and in some cases the breast tissue surrounding it. The wound will be closed with internal stitches.
Will it hurt?
As with any procedure you may feel some discomfort afterwards. You will be given pain relief to help with this and can continue taking pain relief once you leave hospital as advised.
How long will I need to stay in hospital?
Most breast lump removal operations are performed as day case in which case you will be able to go home the same day. There are some instances where you may need to stay in overnight but your Consultant will discuss this with you prior to your operation.
When will I know if the procedure was successful?
Your breast tissue will be sent off to be examined by a Pathologist. You will be given a follow-up appointment with your Consultant, usually one week later, to discuss the results.
If you require any additional treatments after your procedure, your Consultant will discuss this with you during your appointment.
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