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pectoral muscles

muscles attached to the front of the chest wall and upper arms. The larger one is called pectoralis major, and the smaller one is called pectoralis minor. Because these muscles are next to the breast, breast cancer may spread to them, although this rarely happens.

Types of breast reconstruction

... tissue support.”) Older methods put the implant behind the chest muscles to
support ... which is like a balloon, is put under the skin and chest muscle. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/breastcancer/moreinformation/breastreconstructionaftermastectomy/breast-reconstruction-after-mastectomy-types-of-br-recon

Signs and symptoms of thymus cancers

... patients have decreased muscle strength throughout the body, symptoms
caused by weakness of the muscles of the eyes, neck, and chest may be ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/thymuscancer/detailedguide/thymus-cancer-signs-symptoms

Glossary

... balloons under the skin and pectoral muscle that are ... its base and transplanted
to the chest). Transverse rectus abdominis muscle (TRAM) flap: a ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/breastcancer/moreinformation/breastreconstructionaftermastectomy/breast-reconstruction-after-mastectomy-glossary

Breast Reconstruction After Mastectomy

... put the implant behind the chest muscles to support the ... balloons under the
skin and pectoral muscle that are ... its base and transplanted to the chest). ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/002992-pdf.pdf

How is malignant mesothelioma staged?

... the pleura lining the chest on one side and has grown into more than one place
in the deeper layers of the chest wall (including the muscle or ribs ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/malignantmesothelioma/detailedguide/malignant-mesothelioma-staging

Mammograms in special circumstances

... the nipple, but does not remove underarm lymph nodes or chest muscle tissue
beneath ... the arm on the same side, leaving the chest muscles intact. ...

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

Mammograms in special circumstances

... the nipple, but does not remove underarm lymph nodes or chest muscle tissue
beneath ... the arm on the same side, leaving the chest muscles intact. ...

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

Signs and symptoms of small cell lung cancer

... face, neck, arms, and upper chest (sometimes with ... One example is a muscle
disorder called the ... In this syndrome, muscles around the hips become ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/lungcancer-smallcell/detailedguide/small-cell-lung-cancer-signs-symptoms

Signs and symptoms of lung cancer

... face, neck, arms, and upper chest (sometimes with ... One example is a muscle
disorder called the ... In this syndrome, muscles around the hips become ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/lungcancer-non-smallcell/moreinformation/lungcancerpreventionandearlydetection/lung-cancer-prevention-and-early-detection-signs-and-symptoms

Mammograms in special circumstances

... the nipple, but does not remove underarm lymph nodes or chest muscle tissue
beneath ... the arm on the same side, leaving the chest muscles intact. ...

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