Sorry that you joined our horrible club. Depending on the size and location of your lump you may be either offered either a wide local excision (lumpectomy) or a mastectomy. Wide local excision involves the removal of the lump and an area of healthy tissue and mastectomy involves the breast being removed.
Most surgeons opt to give you a WLE as less invasive surgery and quicker recovery time. They also want to try and save the breast if possible.
You will get loads of support on here and stick to this website as other sites/statistics are out of date and are frightening. I should know as done it and been terrified ever since 😞 also only stick the sections that apply to you at the moment.
Hi I have recently been diagnosed with breast cancer, can anyone please advise me - has anyone had either lumps cut out and breast reduction or lumps cut out and breast implants. I have been offered both but have no idea what to go for, thank you