Simple mastectomy

Known as: Mastectomy, Simple, Unilateral Mastectomy, complete, Simple Mastectomies 
A surgical procedure involving the removal of the entire breast tissue, nipple and a portion of the overlying skin, while leaving the axillary… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND In 1976, we initiated a randomized trial to determine whether lumpectomy with or without radiation therapy was as… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
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
Highly Cited
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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2000
Highly Cited
2000
The aim of this study was to assess and compare the psychological outcome and satisfaction of patients whom underwent wide local… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
Background. Previous findings from a clinical trial (Protocol B-06) conducted by the National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND Ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) of the breast is a disorder that has become more common since it may manifest as… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
PURPOSE To assess patient and tumor characteristics associated with a complete pathologic response (pCR) in both the breast and… (More)
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1989
Highly Cited
1989
In 1985 we presented results of a randomized trial involving 1843 women followed for five years that indicated that segmental… (More)
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1985
Highly Cited
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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Highly Cited
1985
Highly Cited
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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