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one-step procedure

in breast cancer treatment, surgery done right after the biopsy (procedure to diagnose the cancer). The patient is given general anesthesia and does not know until waking up if the diagnosis was cancer or if extensive surgery (for instance mastectomy) was done. Once the only option in breast cancer, the one-step procedure is now rarely used, having been replaced by a two-step approach. See also anesthesia, biopsy, mastectomy, two-step procedure.

Cancer Glossary

... one-step procedure Search. in breast cancer treatment, surgery done right
after the biopsy (procedure to diagnose the cancer). ...

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

Cancer Glossary

... surgery for cancer treatment (such as lumpectomy or mastectomy) are done
as 2 separate procedures, days or ... Compare to one-step procedure. ...

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

Endoscopy

... Going one step further, most types of endoscopes have tools ... What is the
procedure like ... are many different types of endoscopy procedures, and the ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003174-pdf.pdf

Biopsy and surgery: How they work together

... relax). The sedative makes you feel sleepy and calms any nervous or
anxious feelings you may have during the procedure. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/examsandtestdescriptions/forwomenfacingabreastbiopsy/breast-biopsy-and-surgery

When is endoscopy used?

... These procedures can also help prevent cancer because ... Going one step further,
most types of endoscopes ... This procedure is called a biopsy (by-op ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/examsandtestdescriptions/endoscopy/endoscopy-when-is-endoscopy-used

June 2008

... to determine accurately how many procedures of a ... This is simply a procedure
where research ... template program moves us one step further down ...

http://www.cancer.org/aboutus/drlensblog/2008/06/default.aspx

Steps for Increasing Colorectal Cancer Screening Rates: A ...

... and follow-up care – one step at a time. ... screening colonoscopy, because the
procedure is no ... and Medicare as screening procedures, and therefore ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/documents/document/acspc-044104.pdf

2061.00 Promoting Healthy Youth

... What one step are you ... Procedure ... 2. Z Yes Z No Established procedures for
conducting business are in writ- ing and understood by members. ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@nho/documents/document/guidetocommunityschoolhealhcou.pdf

Medicare - Page 2

... go of the thought that I am one step away from ... no drug, no test or any procedure
would survive ... address the overuse of tests and procedures of little ...

http://www.cancer.org/aboutus/drlensblog/category/medicare.aspx?page=2

January 2007

... of Public Health answers that question, and takes us one step closer to ... journals
that have agreed to follow standard procedures, including requiring ...

http://www.cancer.org/aboutus/drlensblog/2007/01/default.aspx