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Adelaide Lumpectomy – Lumpectomy in Adelaide
Lumpectomy is surgery to remove a breast cancer lump and surrounding tissue. It’s an alternative to having the entire breast removed and is usually followed by radiotherapy. Lumpectomy surgery is less invasive option which tries to preserve aesthetic appearance of the breasts. The procedure may include removal of lymph nodes and this will affect the Lumpectomy risks involved. Having your lymph nodes removed may also affect the Lumpectomy recovery process.
Adelaide Lumpectomy Surgeons
Advanced Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery - Dr Krister Silverskiold Lumpectomy Surgeon
4 Gordon Street
Glenelg, SA 5045
Sach Day Surgery Lumpectomy Surgeon
341 South Terrace
Adelaide, South Australia 5000
Cosmetek Cosmetic & Vein Clinic - Dr. Emma Nolan Lumpectomy Surgeon
196 Payneham Road
Evandale, SA 5069
Adelaide Lumpectomy Cost
The cost for performing Lumpectomy in Adelaide is approximately $8,700 to $9,900. This includes the surgeon fee, anaesthetist fee and anaesthetic, hospital, accommodation and theatre fees and any follow up visits. Ask your surgeon which costs are included in their quote. The surgeon fees alone are around $3,500-4,500.
The above prices are a general guide only and vary based on the incision, whether lymph nodes are being removed, the quantity and type of tissue being removed and whether one or two breasts need operating. You may be able to claim some of the costs from private health insurance and Medicare. Ask your surgeon for information about any rebates.
Adelaide Lumpectomy Surgery Advice
Lumpectomy in Adelaide can only be performed by a qualified surgeon. A Adelaide Lumpectomy Surgeon can help remove breast cancer. Whenever choosing a Lumpectomy Surgeon in Adelaide, make sure you research their qualifications and expertise. Ensure that the surgeon is qualified and experienced in the operation you wish to undertake. Ask your doctor how many such procedures he/she has performed and obtain lots of before and after photos to assess their abilities in this area.