Concept: Which Operation for Breast Cancer?

  • Jameson L. Chassin


The past decade or two has witnessed the adoption of a large number of new therapies for breast cancer ranging from biopsy-plus-radiotherapy all the way to superradical mastectomy. It is important to distinguish fact from fancy in addressing this problem.


Breast Cancer Radical Mastectomy Wide Local Excision Total Mastectomy Axillary Metastasis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jameson L. Chassin
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Clinical SurgeryNew York University School of MedicineNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.Department of SurgeryNew York Hospital Medical Center of QueensFlushingUSA

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