Surgeon: Hidden scar surgery offers new hope to RI breast-cancer patients

Source: WPRI.com Eyewitness News

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – A major medical advancement that was once available to only a limited number of patients is now an option for nearly all surgical breast cancer patients in Rhode Island.
It’s a new hidden scar surgery technique that uses an illuminated retractor. The additional light provides a brighter, clearer pathway to the tumor – improving the surgeon’s visibility during a lumpectomy and nipple sparing mastectomy.
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