Jaime Alberty Contributor

Dr. Alberty is a surgical breast oncologist at the Dubin Breast Center of the Tisch Cancer Institute at Mount Sinai Hospital.

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Lumpectomy vs. Mastectomy: What to Know If You’re a Candidate for Both

Choosing a breast surgery is a completely personal decision.

What Is a Lumpectomy? A Breast Cancer Surgeon Explains

“The goal of lumpectomy surgery is to take the cancer out and do the safest operation that we can."

What Is a Mastectomy? A Breast Cancer Surgeon Explains

Depending on your risk factors, there are different types to choose from.

Reconstructive Surgery for Breast Cancer: What to Know

"We can make the breast look as normal as possible.”

What Is Hidden Scar Surgery? A Breast Cancer Surgeon Explains

This approach may help some women cope after breast cancer surgery.

Guide to Breast Cancer Surgery: Understanding the Types

Which you choose depends on many factors, including personal preference.

What to Expect After Mastectomy for Breast Cancer

Here’s how long recovery should take and what side effects you may experience.

What to Expect After a Lumpectomy for Breast Cancer

Here’s how many days you should set aside for recovery.

A Surgeon to Patients: Stop Believing These 5 Breast Cancer Surgery Myths

Don’t let these breast cancer surgery misconceptions stand in the way of getting the best treatment available.