Tag: mastectomy

Mastectomy: The surgical removal of a breast. The amount of tissue removed depends on the location of the tumor, whether breast reconstruction is planned, and other factors. Skin sparing mastectomy is designed to leave as much skin as possible in order to accommodate reconstruction.

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03/09/14
Reconstruction using fat tissue enriched with fat stem cells could promote metastasis of triple negative breast cancer
01/20/13
Triple negative and some HER2+ subtypes have up to 11% rate of locoregional recurrence after mastectomy
06/13/12
It's too early to regrow breasts using fat stem cells
05/02/12
Brachytherapy has similar survival but more complications than whole breast irradiation
04/25/12
Bilateral mastectomy can improve ER-/PR- breast cancer survival in some cases
03/04/12
Lumpectomy plus radiation is as effective as mastectomy for many early-stage breast cancer patients
12/04/11
Lumpectomy vs. mastectomy rates vary by type of breast cancer
11/10/11
Lumpectomy is not inferior to mastectomy for appropriately selected triple negative patients
10/22/11
Young breast cancer patients require aggressive treatment
09/26/11
At least 8% of women still have lymphedema five years after breast cancer surgery
06/25/11
Regular breast cancer surveillance should continue years after lumpectomy
05/06/11
Preoperative MRI can improve surgical management of lobular breast cancer
03/25/11
Skin-sparing mastectomy not linked to increased breast cancer recurrence
12/29/10
Old women tend to have less aggressive breast cancer and are given less treatment
11/05/10
Positive lymph nodes reduce breast cancer survival, especially among old women
09/12/10
Breast cancer prognosis - risk of locoregional recurrence by breast cancer subtype
09/05/10
Radiation treatment may improve prognosis of early stage triple negative breast cancer
09/01/10
Surgery to remove breasts and ovaries reduces cancer risks among BRCA1/2 carriers
08/17/10
Lumpectomy has worse prognosis than mastectomy for young women
06/15/10
NSAID given during breast cancer surgery might reduce risk of recurrence
03/22/10
Breast reduction surgery may be combined with lumpectomy for DCIS
03/10/10
Breast tissue of high risk women resembles nontumor tissue of breast cancer patients
02/27/10
Mastectomy of the other breast improves survival in some cases
02/03/10
Characteristics of breast cancer in women under 40
12/16/09
Mucinous breast cancer should be evaluated for multiple tumors before treatment

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