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Breast surgery. Surgeons carrying out surgery to remove cancerous lumps from a woman's breast. One of the surgeons is holding a cauteriser (blue), which uses heat to seal broken blood vessels, stopping bleeding. The surgeons are wearing surgical caps, face masks, gowns and gloves to maintain sterile conditions. An operating theatre light is seen behind them. Photographed in the European Institute of Oncology in Milan, Italy.
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