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Brisbane Lumpectomy – Lumpectomy in Brisbane
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.
Brisbane Lumpectomy Surgeons
Poised - Dr. Imelda O'Loughlin Lumpectomy Surgeon
PO Box 4751
Toowoomba East, QLD 4350
Dr. Robert Wainwright Lumpectomy Surgeon
Level 7, Alexandra 201 Wickham Terrace
BRISBANE, QLD 4000
Dr. Richard Theile Lumpectomy Surgeon
7th Floor Alexandra 201 Wickham Terrace
BRISBANE, QLD 4000
Brisbane Lumpectomy Cost
The cost for performing Lumpectomy in Brisbane 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.
Brisbane Lumpectomy Surgery Advice
Lumpectomy in Brisbane can only be performed by a qualified surgeon. A Brisbane Lumpectomy Surgeon can help remove breast cancer. Whenever choosing a Lumpectomy Surgeon in Brisbane, 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.