I went with lumpectomy

To me, far, far overriding concern about keeping a breast was completely eliminating the cancer and preserving my life. The literature clearly says that for certain types of tumors survival results are just as good with lumpectomy and radiation as they are with mastectomy. So I went with lumpectomy and radiation. If there had been even a tiny bit of difference saying results are slightly better with a mastectomy, I absolutely would have gone for mastectomy without any question.

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