This chapter describes the evolution of breast cancer ideology, detection, and treatment, which resulted in advancement from the radical mastectomy to modern day breast conservation therapy. Radical mastectomy is necessary for the patient with locally advanced disease involving the pectoralis muscles, and the technique is thoroughly described.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Title of host publication||The Breast|
|Subtitle of host publication||Comprehensive Management of Benign and Malignant Diseases|
|State||Published - Aug 24 2017|
- Radical mastectomy
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