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In these short videos,
Mehra Golshan, MD, FACS, a breast surgical oncologist at the
Susan F. Smith Center for Women's Cancers at Dana-Farber, explains differences between the surgical approaches of lumpectomy and mastectomy for breast cancer.
Dr. Mehra Golshan explains lumpectomy surgery for breast cancer.
Dr. Mehra Golshan explains mastectomy surgery for breast cancer.
Dr. Mehra Golshan explains the differences in recovery times for lumpectomy surgery versus mastectomy.
Dr. Mehra Golshan discusses survival rates for women who opt for either a lumpectomy or a mastectomy.
Learn more about Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center's
Breast Oncology Program, and how we diagnose and treat
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