mastectomy

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surgical removal of a breast to remove a malignant tumor

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All patients scheduled to undergo modified radical mastectomy at the surgical oncology unit of the University College Hospital, Ibadan, from January 1997 to May 1998, and the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Enugu, from March 1999 to July 2003, were recruited for the study.
A month later, on September 25, Trudi was admitted for a three-hour modified radical hysterectomy.
Modified radical mastectomy: removal of breast, underarm lymph nodes and the tissue overlying the muscles of the chest wall.
Several years before, she underwent right modified radical mastectomy followed by adjuvant chemotherapy and locoregional radiotherapy for stage IIIA breast cancer.
The Oxnard resident recently underwent a modified radical mastectomy and will soon be undergoing reconstructive surgery.
The first (and less popular) is a bilateral procedure, wherein the nipple is removed, leaving the appearance of a modified radical mastectomy.
But tumors greater than 2 or 3 centimeters in diameter generally spur surgeons to perform a modified radical mastectomy, where they remove the entire breast and some surrounding tissues.
What we are trying to do here at NCI is to determine in a scientific way if that procedure--removal of the lump and the administration of radiation therapy--is as good a cancer treatment as modified radical mastectomy.
A Danish study of more than 9,000 premenopausal women with breast cancer shows that breast-conserving therapy provides the same survival benefits as modified radical mastectomy for young patients despite the increased risk of local recurrence.
If a radical or modified radical type I neck dissection is contemplated, careful dissection and removal of both ipsilateral IJVs must be performed to achieve complete surgical clearance.
After discussion with the multidisciplinary team the patient underwent a Left Type 1 Modified Radical Neck Dissection, followed by chemoradiotherapy.
Researchers retroactively studied 544 patients with T1-2 N1 invasive breast cancer who were treated with modified radical mastectomy between April 1991 and December 2005.
Closed suction drainage versus closed simple drainage in the management of modified radical mastectomy wounds.
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