Lumpectomy

Lumpectomy is a breast cancer surgery that helps remove just the cancer tumor and some of the nearby tissue. Unlike a mastectomy where the entire breast is removed, only a portion of the breast is removed in a lumpectomy, which is why lumpectomy is also referred to as “breast preservation” or “breast-conserving” surgery or partial […]

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Mastectomy

Mastectomy is a surgery that entails total removal of breast(s) in women or men. The surgery is invariably the resort when other breast cancer treatments such as lumpectomy (breast-conserving surgery) cannot treat the cancer. Mastectomy is also performed to treat cancers that have come back post lumpectomy. Some women who currently do not have breast […]

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Inpatient Care

Inpatient care refers to a medical service/procedure requiring hospitalization. Doctors recommend hospitalization because the care and treatment the patient needs cannot be provided outside a proper medical environment. The inpatient care duration depends on the patient’s medical condition and subsequent progress. Compared to outpatient care, inpatient care services are more expensive because the medical bill includes […]

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Outpatient Care

Also called ambulatory care, outpatient care is a medical treatment provided to patients who aren’t formally instructed by a doctor to stay in a medical facility, such as a hospital. The facility could be a private clinic, doctor’s office, community health center, retail clinic, urgent care center, public health clinic, ambulatory surgical center, dental office, […]

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Hysterectomy

Hysterectomy is a surgery performed to remove a woman’s uterus. The procedure is carried out to eliminate the problems linked with pelvic pain, menstruation, tumors, etc. The operation type and also the need to remove the ovaries, fallopian tubes, and cervix along with the uterus is determined based on the problem in hand. Once a hysterectomy […]

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