BreastCare Surgery Pte Ltd

General Surgery

Specialist(s) Dr. Tan Yah Yuen
Special Interests

General Surgery
Breast Surgery

  1. Surgery for benign tumours and breast cancer
  2. Minimally invasive biopsy procedures
  3. Evaluation of abnormal screening or diagnostic mammograms and ultrasounds
  4. Hormone-related breast changes
  5. Lactation-related complications
  6. Breast screening and clinical breast examination
  7. Breast Abscess
  8. Discussion of surveillance and treatment of the high risk woman with family history of breast cancer of BRCA mutation carriers
Facilities and Services

Consultation

  • Symptoms related to breast pain, lumps, and abnormal nipple discharge.
  • Treatment of breast infections related to breastfeeding, breast abscesses.
  • Discussion of surveillance and treatment of the high risk woman with family history of breast cancer or BRCA mutation carriers.
  • Clinical breast examination.
  • Breast screening.
  • Evaluation of abnormal screening or diagnostic mammograms and ultrasounds.

 

Procedures

  • Fine needle aspiration cytology.
  • Aspiration of cysts and breast abscess.
  • Ultrasound guided core needle biopsy of breast lumps or lymph nodes.
  • Ultrasound guided vacuum assisted excision biopsy (mammotomy) of breast lumps.
  • Stereotactic guided vacuum assisted biopsy (mammotomy) of microcalcifications on mammogram.

 

Surgery

  • Excision biopsy of breast lumps or benign tumours.
  • Microdochectomy (duct excision) or total duct excision for abnormal nipple discharge/duct ectasia.
  • Hookwire localization open biopsy of abnormal breast lesions seen on mammogram or ultrasound.
  • Wide excision of tumours.
  • Breast cancer surgery.
  • Breast conservation with parenchymal displacement for remodeling (oncoplastic surgery).
  • Sentinel lymph node biopsy for early breast cancer.
  • Oncological axilla lymph node clearance for breast cancer.
  • Mastectomy.
  • Mastectomy with immediate reconstruction (in conjunction with plastic surgeon).