How long do drainage tubes stay in place after breast cancer surgery?

The drainage tubes will stay in place until your surgeon decides they are ready to be removed, which is usually after one to two weeks.  

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Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer

Several types of cancer can form in the breast, making it the second most common cancer that affects American women. Breast cancer affects over 200,000 women each year. The cancer develops when abnormal cells crowd out healthy one...

s, potentially causing a lump in the breast or a bloody discharge from the nipples.
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