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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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lumpectomylump‧ec‧to‧my /lʌmpˈektəmi/ noun (plural lumpectomies) [countable]  MHan operation in which a tumour is removed from someone’s body, especially from a woman’s breast
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lumpectomyThis woman was 37 years old, and she too had had a lumpectomy and radiotherapy four years earlier.But along the Interstate 91 corridor of New Hampshire and Vermont, fewer than 20 percent of such patients have lumpectomies.
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