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First vacuum-assisted excision on malignant breast tumour successful
 

First vacuum-assisted excision on malignant breast tumour successful

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Originally used for benign lesions, vacuum-assisted excision procedure is now being used by British surgeons to remove malignant breast tumours, thus heralding a breakthrough in treatment of breast cancer.
 
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8 Feb 2017 - General
 
Oh wow, this is an amazing development in breast cancer surgery and will surely benefit many patients. Though conventional surgery has good success rates, the anesthesia and other drugs given can have adverse effects and may not be compatible for patients with certain illnesses. Also, doing the procedure in just 30 minutes with the patient being able to immediately resume normal activities saves a lot of time and health care costs. In time, maybe a similar procedure can be done for tumors in oth...
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