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modified radical mastectomy

see mastectomy.

Surgery for breast cancer

... A simple mastectomy combined with an axillary lymph node dissection
(discussed below) is called a modified radical mastectomy. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/breastcancer/overviewguide/breast-cancer-overview-treating-surgery

Mammograms in special circumstances

... Modified radical mastectomy removes the breast, skin, nipple, areola, and
most of the lymph nodes under the arm on the same side, leaving the ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/examsandtestdescriptions/mammogramsandotherbreastimagingprocedures/mammograms-and-other-breast-imaging-procedures-special-mammo-sit

Mammograms in special circumstances

... Modified radical mastectomy removes the breast, skin, nipple, areola, and
most of the lymph nodes under the arm on the same side, leaving the ...

http://www.cancer.org/healthy/findcancerearly/examandtestdescriptions/mammogramsandotherbreastimagingprocedures/mammograms-and-other-breast-imaging-procedures-special-mammo-sit

The Real Measure of Progress in Breast Cancer

... This procedure is known as a modified radical mastectomy, less disfiguring
than the older radical mastectomy where much of the chest wall ...

http://www.cancer.org/aboutus/drlensblog/post/2005/10/12/the-real-measure-of-progress-in-breast-cancer.aspx

Cancer Glossary

... Some of the more common types of mastectomies are listed below. Modified
radical mastectomy removes the breast, skin, nipple, areola, and most ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerglossary/index.aspx?letter=m

Mammograms in special circumstances

... Modified radical mastectomy removes the breast, skin, nipple, areola, and
most of the lymph nodes under the arm on the same side, leaving the ...

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Mammograms in special circumstances

... Modified radical mastectomy removes the breast, skin, nipple, areola, and
most of the lymph nodes under the arm on the same side, leaving the ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/examsandtestdescriptions/mammogramsandotherbreastimagingprocedures/mammograms-and-other-breast-imaging-procedures-special-mammo-sit?ssdomainnum=5c38e88&ssdomainnum=5c38e88&url=http%3A//www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/examsandtestdescriptions/mammogramsandotherbreastimagingprocedures/mammograms-and-other-breast-imaging-procedures-special-mammo-sit%3Furl%3Dhttp%253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/examsandtestdescriptions/mammogramsandotherbreastimagingprocedures/mammograms-and-other-breast-imaging-procedures-special-mammo-sit%253furl%253dhttp%25253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/examsandtestdescriptions/mammogramsandotherbreastimagingprocedures/mammograms-and-other-breast-imaging-procedures-special-mammo-sit%25253furl%25253dhttp%2525253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/examsandtestdescriptions/mammogramsandotherbreastimagingprocedures/mammograms-and-other-breast-imaging-procedures-special-mammo-sit%2525253furl%2525253dhttp%252525253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/examsandtestdescriptions/mammogramsandotherbreastimagingprocedures/mammograms-and-other-breast-imaging-procedures-special-mammo-sit%252525253furl%252525253dhttp%25252525253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/examsandtestdescriptions/mammogramsandotherbreastimagingprocedures/mammograms-and-other-breast-imaging-procedures-special-mammo-sit%25252525253furl%25252525253dhttp%2525252525253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/examsandtestdescriptions/mammogramsandotherbreastimagingprocedures/mammograms-and-other-breast-imaging-procedures-special-mammo-sit%2525252525253furl%2525252525253dhttp%252525252525253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/examsandtestdescriptions/mammogramsandotherbreastimagingprocedures/mammograms-and-other-breast-imaging-procedures-special-mammo-sit%252525252525253fdocselected%252525252525253dmammograms-and-other-breast-

Mammograms in special circumstances

... Modified radical mastectomy removes the breast, skin, nipple, areola, and
most of the lymph nodes under the arm on the same side, leaving the ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/examsandtestdescriptions/mammogramsandotherbreastimagingprocedures/mammograms-and-other-breast-imaging-procedures-special-mammo-sit?ssdomainnum=5c38e88&url=http%3A//www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/examsandtestdescriptions/mammogramsandotherbreastimagingprocedures/mammograms-and-other-breast-imaging-procedures-special-mammo-sit%3Furl%3Dhttp%253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/examsandtestdescriptions/mammogramsandotherbreastimagingprocedures/mammograms-and-other-breast-imaging-procedures-special-mammo-sit%253furl%253dhttp%25253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/examsandtestdescriptions/mammogramsandotherbreastimagingprocedures/mammograms-and-other-breast-imaging-procedures-special-mammo-sit%25253furl%25253dhttp%2525253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/examsandtestdescriptions/mammogramsandotherbreastimagingprocedures/mammograms-and-other-breast-imaging-procedures-special-mammo-sit%2525253furl%2525253dhttp%252525253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/examsandtestdescriptions/mammogramsandotherbreastimagingprocedures/mammograms-and-other-breast-imaging-procedures-special-mammo-sit%252525253furl%252525253dhttp%25252525253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/examsandtestdescriptions/mammogramsandotherbreastimagingprocedures/mammograms-and-other-breast-imaging-procedures-special-mammo-sit%25252525253furl%25252525253dhttp%2525252525253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/examsandtestdescriptions/mammogramsandotherbreastimagingprocedures/mammograms-and-other-breast-imaging-procedures-special-mammo-sit%2525252525253furl%2525252525253dhttp%252525252525253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/examsandtestdescriptions/mammogramsandotherbreastimagingprocedures/mammograms-and-other-breast-imaging-procedures-special-mammo-sit%252525252525253fdocselected%252525252525253dmammograms-and-other-breast-imaging-procedures-r

Mammograms in special circumstances

... Modified radical mastectomy removes the breast, skin, nipple, areola, and
most of the lymph nodes under the arm on the same side, leaving the ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/examsandtestdescriptions/mammogramsandotherbreastimagingprocedures/mammograms-and-other-breast-imaging-procedures-special-mammo-sit?ssdomainnum=5c38e88&url=http%3A//www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/examsandtestdescriptions/mammogramsandotherbreastimagingprocedures/mammograms-and-other-breast-imaging-procedures-special-mammo-sit%3Furl%3Dhttp%253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/examsandtestdescriptions/mammogramsandotherbreastimagingprocedures/mammograms-and-other-breast-imaging-procedures-special-mammo-sit%253furl%253dhttp%25253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/examsandtestdescriptions/mammogramsandotherbreastimagingprocedures/mammograms-and-other-breast-imaging-procedures-special-mammo-sit%25253furl%25253dhttp%2525253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/examsandtestdescriptions/mammogramsandotherbreastimagingprocedures/mammograms-and-other-breast-imaging-procedures-special-mammo-sit%2525253furl%2525253dhttp%252525253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/examsandtestdescriptions/mammogramsandotherbreastimagingprocedures/mammograms-and-other-breast-imaging-procedures-special-mammo-sit%252525253furl%252525253dhttp%25252525253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/examsandtestdescriptions/mammogramsandotherbreastimagingprocedures/mammograms-and-other-breast-imaging-procedures-special-mammo-sit%25252525253furl%25252525253dhttp%2525252525253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/examsandtestdescriptions/mammogramsandotherbreastimagingprocedures/mammograms-and-other-breast-imaging-procedures-special-mammo-sit%2525252525253furl%2525252525253dhttp%252525252525253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/examsandtestdescriptions/mammogramsandotherbreastimagingprocedures/mammograms-and-other-breast-imaging-procedures-special-mammo-sit%252525252525253fdocselected%252525252525253dmammograms-and-other-breast-imaging-procedures-s

Mammograms in special circumstances

... Modified radical mastectomy removes the breast, skin, nipple, areola, and
most of the lymph nodes under the arm on the same side, leaving the ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/examsandtestdescriptions/mammogramsandotherbreastimagingprocedures/mammograms-and-other-breast-imaging-procedures-special-mammo-sit?ssdomainnum=5c38e88&url=http%3A//www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/examsandtestdescriptions/mammogramsandotherbreastimagingprocedures/mammograms-and-other-breast-imaging-procedures-special-mammo-sit%3Furl%3Dhttp%253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/examsandtestdescriptions/mammogramsandotherbreastimagingprocedures/mammograms-and-other-breast-imaging-procedures-special-mammo-sit%253furl%253dhttp%25253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/examsandtestdescriptions/mammogramsandotherbreastimagingprocedures/mammograms-and-other-breast-imaging-procedures-special-mammo-sit%25253furl%25253dhttp%2525253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/examsandtestdescriptions/mammogramsandotherbreastimagingprocedures/mammograms-and-other-breast-imaging-procedures-special-mammo-sit%2525253furl%2525253dhttp%252525253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/examsandtestdescriptions/mammogramsandotherbreastimagingprocedures/mammograms-and-other-breast-imaging-procedures-special-mammo-sit%252525253furl%252525253dhttp%25252525253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/examsandtestdescriptions/mammogramsandotherbreastimagingprocedures/mammograms-and-other-breast-imaging-procedures-special-mammo-sit%25252525253furl%25252525253dhttp%2525252525253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/examsandtestdescriptions/mammogramsandotherbreastimagingprocedures/mammograms-and-other-breast-imaging-procedures-special-mammo-sit%2525252525253furl%2525252525253dhttp%252525252525253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/examsandtestdescriptions/mammogramsandotherbreastimagingprocedures/mammograms-and-other-breast-imaging-procedures-special-mammo-sit%252525252525253fdocselected%252525252525253dmammograms-and-other-breast-imaging-procedures-w