Conservative Treatment of Cancer of the Breast*

  title={Conservative Treatment of Cancer of the Breast*},
  author={Geoffrey Sir Keynes},
  journal={British Medical Journal},
  pages={643 - 666}
  • G. Keynes
  • Published 1937
  • Medicine
  • British Medical Journal
It is now nearly fifty years since William Stewart Halsted of Baltimore introduced the radical operation for the treatment of cancer of the breast. The technique of the operation has undergone modification during that period, but Halsted's principle has been accepted throughout the world of surgery, and for many years the radical operation has been more or less standardized. Moreover, the degree of standardization has been some indication of the satisfaction with which surgeons have regarded… Expand

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