Tag Archives: Lumpectomy

PREPRINT RELEASE: Left Lumpectomy with Wireless Seed Localization


Left Lumpectomy with Wireless Seed Localization
Massachusetts General Hospital

Michelle C. Specht, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Harvard Medical School

On screening mammogram, the patient in this case was found to have ductal carcinoma in situ with calcifications and an area of concern measuring around 2.5 cm. In this video, Dr. Specht performs and narrates a left lumpectomy and explains how to use wireless seed localization in order to more accurately excise the affected area and reduce the risk of recurrence.

PREPRINT RELEASE: Lumpectomy with Sentinel Node Biopsy

Lumpectomy with Sentinel Node Biopsy
Massachusetts General Hospital

Barbara Smith, MD, PhD
Professor of Surgery
Harvard Medical School

Dr. Barbara Smith at MGH performs a lumpectomy and sentinel lymph node biopsy on a female patient who had palpable breast cancer. This case was part of a study featuring Lumicell technology, which looks for residual tumor following the lumpectomy with the goal of reducing rates of recurrence.