As screening mammograms detect smaller cancers, minimal breast surgery can be used to remove tumors. In order to localize these small tumors for the breast surgeon, the procedure called preoperative wire localization is utilized. This procedure involves ultrasound or mammography guidance of a delicate wire into the tumor so that the surgeon can locate and perform optimal conservation surgery. This procedure is done on the day of surgery.
MemorialCare Breast Centers are among the most comprehensive breast cancer centers in Long Beach and Orange County, California. Our caring and compassionate physicians and staff are solely dedicated to the prevention, early diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer. MemorialCare Breast Centers are on the leading edge of brea
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