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If the lump is in a delicate place, or there is a strong probability of cancer, the entire lump would be removed without a biopsy being collected first.

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Q: Why would they do a lumpectomy without a biopsy first?
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What actions are taken when a breast lumpectomy is performed?

The suffix -ectomy in lumpectomy means removal of. In this case a lump-ectomy would be the removal of a lump. The action performed in a breast lumpectomy would be the removal of a lump from a breast.

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Is it normal to have constant breast pain after a lumpectomy?

I would say yes, speaking from my own experience. I have been told due to the lumpectomy scartissue forms which can cause the pain. I find stretching exercise helps. But do check with your doctor if you are concernd .

What are possible complications of a breast biopsy?

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What would a biopsy show?

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Can a bone marrow biopsy determine if you are compatible for a bone marrow transplant?

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