Mastectomy

Known as: mastectomy procedures, Mammectomy, surgical removal of the breast 
Surgery to remove the breast (or as much of the breast tissue as possible).

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1935-2018
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2016
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2016
BACKGROUND Although breast conservation therapy (BCT) is standard for breast cancer treatment, patients with tumors measuring >5… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
PURPOSE Data on the efficacy of bilateral prophylactic mastectomy for breast cancer risk reduction in women with BRCA1 and BRCA2… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
A BSTRACT Background In 1976, we initiated a randomized trial to determine whether lumpectomy with or without radiation therapy… (More)
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2002
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2002
BACKGROUND We conducted 20 years of follow-up of women enrolled in a randomized trial to compare the efficacy of radical (Halsted… (More)
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2002
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2002
BACKGROUND In women with breast cancer, the role of radical mastectomy, as compared with less extensive surgery, has been a… (More)
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2001
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2001
BACKGROUND Women with a BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutation have a high risk of breast cancer and may choose to undergo prophylactic… (More)
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2001
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2001
BACKGROUND In women with a family history of breast cancer, bilateral prophylactic mastectomy is associated with a decreased risk… (More)
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1999
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1999
BACKGROUND The longest interval between primary treatment of breast cancer and tumor recurrence, i.e., the limit of breast cancer… (More)
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1985
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1985
In 1976 we began a randomized trial to evaluate breast conservation by a segmental mastectomy in the treatment of Stage I and II… (More)
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1985
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1985
In 1971 we began a randomized trial to compare alternative local and regional treatments of breast cancer, all of which employ… (More)
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