Oncoplastic surgery combines oncology and plastic surgery

Technological advances and new approaches to treating breast cancer are allowing tumor excision with smaller incisions, less tissue removal and better cosmetic outcomes than conventional methods, surgeons reported at the American Society of Breast Surgeons' annual meeting. Advances in breast reconstruction, including skin- and nipple-sparing mastectomy and immediate reconstruction, have made mastectomy more palatable to some cancer patients. New techniques such as cryoablation may eventually eliminate the need for tumor excision in some cases.

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