Breast Cancer

Surgery and Breast Reconstruction


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Today surgery is still an indispensable method in the treatment of malign tumors. While the so-called mastectomy – that is, the removal of the breast entirely – has been the standard treatment for decades, the methods nowadays are more sparing – and that at comparable chances of cure. How breast-conserving surgery is performed, to which patients it is applicable and why sometimes the entire breast must be removed – all that here and now at onko.tv.