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Breast cancer surgery. Image 3 of 20. Surgeon operating on a woman's breast. The darkened patch at lower centre is a radiotherapy burn surrounding a previous surgery scar. In this procedure, malignant (cancerous) tumours are being removed from the breast and axillary (underarm) lymph nodes as part of a wide local excision (WLE) operation. For a series showing this procedure, see images M122/468 - M122/487.
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