What are the relative contraindications for lumpectomy in the surgical treatment of breast cancer?

Updated: Feb 13, 2019
  • Author: Mary Jo Wright, MD; Chief Editor: James Neal Long, MD, FACS  more...
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Relative contraindications include the following:

  • Small breast size

  • Large tumor size (>5 cm)

  • Collagen vascular disease


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