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Breast cancer surgery
What is surgery?
Surgery is a medical specialty which treats or investigates conditions (such as injuries or diseases) with operative techniques. There are many different types of surgery, including corrective surgery, reconstructive surgery, laser surgery, transplant surgery, explatory surgery, microsurgery, and robotic surgery, among various others. Surgical procedures are performed by surgeons, highly trained individuals who first complete a five year degree in medicine, followed by 2 years of foundation training, 2 years of core surgical training, and up to 6 years of specialty training.