What can I expect from my first breast surgery appointment after receiving the results from my biopsy that indicated I have breast cancer?

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dianeradfordmd (Physician - Surgery - Breast (Verified) ) - 04 / 08 / 2012

The first visit post-diagnosis will be a discussion of the biopsy results, type of cancer, and treatment options. Additional tests will be mentioned. This will take in the order of 45 minutes to an hour. There should be ample time for questions. Families are encouraged to take notes. Literature may be provided to the patient and family. There may be referrals to other team members such as radiation oncology, medical oncology, plastic surgery, social work or counseling.
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