Why Do I Need Breast Lumpectomy?
What Does Breast Lumpectomy Do?
What Are My Non-surgical Options?
Are There Any Other Surgical Options?
How Soon Would You Recommend That I Have Breast Lumpectomy?
What Can I Expect if I Choose Not to Have This Surgery?
What Can I Expect if I Choose to Delay This Surgery?
What Is the Goal of Breast Lumpectomy?
How Does Breast Lumpectomy Improve My Survival?
How Will Breast Lumpectomy Affect My Quality of Life in the Short-Term and the Long-Term?
Do I Need Any Genetic Testing Done?
What Are the Risks of Breast Lumpectomy?
How Often Do You Do Breast Lumpectomy Here?
What New Information Will We Learn About My Cancer After Breast Lumpectomy?
Will Any Lymph Nodes Need to Be Removed During This Surgery?
When Will the Pathology Results Be Back?
Will I Need Any Other Treatments Before or After Breast Lumpectomy (Chemotherapy, Radiation, Etc)?
How Extensive Will Breast Lumpectomy Be?
How Much of My Breast Will Be Affected?
Where and How Big Will My Incision Be?
Do You Think I Will Need a Blood Transfusion During My Surgery?
What Can I Expect After My Surgery?
What Can I Expect My Pain to Be Like?
What Are My Options for Pain Medications After Surgery?
Will I Have Any Tubes or Drains Put In During Surgery and for How Long?
What Will My Scar Look Like?
How Long Will I Be in the Hospital After My Surgery?
Who Should I Contact to Help Coordinate My Care Between All of My Care Providers?
How Long Will It Be Before I Can Get Back to My Normal Routine?
How Long Will It Be Until I Can Drive Again?
How Long Will It Be Until I Can Go Back to Work?
What Kinds of Anesthesia Can I Have for This Procedure?
Do I Need to See an Anesthesiologist Before My Surgery?
What Tests Do I Need to Do Before Surgery?
When Should I Stop Eating and Drinking Before Surgery?
What Time Should I Arrive for My Surgery?
Can I Get Directions and Contact Information for Your Clinic/Hospital?
Will I Need Someone to Drive Me Home From the Hospital?
How Long Will My Surgery Take?
How Long Will It Be Until I Wake Up?
When Will My Family Be Able to See Me?
Do I Need Any Medication to Prevent Blood Clots?
Do I Need Any Antibiotics to Prevent Infections?
On the Day of the Surgery
Do I need any medication to prevent blood clots?
Do I need any antibiotics to prevent infections?
On the day of the surgery
How Did My Procedure Go?
How Much of the Cancer Were You Able to Remove?
When Will We Stop the Preventative Antibiotics Started Before Surgery?
When Can We Restart My Usual Prescription Medications?
How Are We Preventing the Formation of Blood Clots?
When Can I Have My Drains, Tubes, And/or Catheters Removed?
When Can I Eat or Drink?
How Much Longer Do You Think I Need to Stay in the Hospital?
What Needs to Happen Before I Can Be Discharged?
How Are We Going to Manage My Pain?
Have We Arranged for My Prescriptions to Be Filled?
Are There Any Medications That I Need to Avoid?
How Do I Take Care of My Incision?
What Can My Activity Level Be When I Get Home?
When Can I Resume Sexual Activity?
When Do I Need to Come Back for a Follow-up Appointment?
Do I Need to Follow Up With My Cancer Doctors?
When Will My Staples or Sutures Be Removed?
After Your Surgery
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