The Japanese journal of surgery

, Volume 15, Issue 6, pp 420–426 | Cite as

Modern surgical treatment of breast cancer

  • Gerson Lesnick
Review Articles


Since the 1950's the treatment of breast cancer has changed substantially. This related surgery has become less disfiguring without either impairing survival or increasing recurrences. Adjuvant chemotherapy has also contributed.

Key Words

breast cancer mastectomy adjuvant chemotherapy 


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© The Japan Surgical Society 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • Gerson Lesnick
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of SurgeryMount Sinai HospitalNew YorkU.S.A.

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