Myomectomy – Vaginal Fibroid Removal

What is a Myomectomy – Vaginal Fibroid Removal? The uterus is part of a woman’s reproductive system – it’s the organ that contains and protects a growing fetus during pregnancy. Fibroids are non-cancerous tumors that grow from the inner or outer wall of the uterus. They are quite common – as many as 20% of women over 30 will develop … Read More

Mastectomy – Total

What is a Total Mastectomy? A total mastectomy is the removal of the breast but not the removal of lymph nodes or chest muscles that lie underneath the breast. In most cases, a mastectomy is required in order to remove cancerous tissue from the body. The extent of tissue removed is determined by the amount of cancer present in your … Read More

Wire Localization Breast Biopsy 

What is a Wire Localization Breast Biopsy? Also known as a lumpectomy, your doctor intends to remove tissue from the breast – not because you’re necessarily ill – but because breast biopsy is a very accurate method for analyzing breast tissue. Biopsy is a general term which simply means “the removal of tissue for microscopic examination.” Because it provides such accurate … Read More

Incisional Biopsy Of The Breast

What is an Incisional Breast Biopsy? Biopsy is a general term which simply means “the removal of tissue for microscopic examination.” Your doctor intends to remove tissue from the breast – not because you’re necessarily ill – but because breast biopsy is a very accurate method for analyzing breast tissue. Because it provides such accurate diagnostic information, breast biopsy is … Read More