Advertisement

The Japanese journal of surgery

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

Modern surgical treatment of breast cancer

  • Gerson Lesnick
Review Articles
  • 17 Downloads

Abstract

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 

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

References

  1. 1.
    Lesnick G. Surgical treatment of breast cancer. NY State J Med 1979; 79: 211–216.Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    Lesnick G. Personal data of G. Lesnick. In: Ariel I and Cleary J eds., Breast cancer diagnosis, management and therapeutics: Chapter 19. McGraw HillGoogle Scholar
  3. 3.
    Fisher B, Montague E, Redmond C, Redmond C, Barton B, Borland D, Fisher ER, Deutsch M, Schwarz G, Margolese R, Donegan W, Volk H, Konvolinka C, Gardner B, Cohn I Jr, Lesnick G, Cruz AB, Lawrence W, Nealon T, Butcher H, Lawton R (and other NSABP investigators). Comparison of radical mastectomy with alternative treatments for primary breast cancer. Cancer 1977; 39: 2827–2839.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  4. 4.
    Fisher B, Bauer M, Margolese R, Poisson R, Pilch Y, Redmond C, Fisher E, Wolmark N, Deutsch M, Montague E, Saffer E, Wickerham L, Lerner H, Glass A, Shibata H, Decker P, Ketcham A, Oishi R, Russel I. Five-year results of a randomized clinical trial comparing total mastectomy and segmental mastectomy with or without radiation in the treatment of breast cancer. N Engl J Med 1983; 312: 665–673.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  5. 5.
    Fisher B, Redmond C, Fisher ER, Bauer M, Wolmark N, Wickerham L, Deutsch M, Montague E, Margolese R, Foster R. Ten year results of a randomized clinical trial comparing radical mastectomy and total mastectomy with or without radiation. N Engl J Med 1985; 312: 674–681.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  6. 6.
    Calle R, Pilleron JP, Schlienger P, Vilcoq JR. Conservative management of operable breast cancer: Ten years experience at the foundation Curie. Cancer 1978; 42: 2045–2053.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  7. 7.
    Veronesi U, Saccozzi R, Del Vecchio M, Banfi A, Clemente C, De Lena M, Gallus G, Greco M, Luini A, Marubini E, Muscolino G, Rilke F, Salvadori B, Zecchini A, Zucali R. Comparing radical mastectomy with quadrantectomy, axillary dissection and radiotherapy in patients with small cancers of the breast. N Engl J Med 1981; 305: 6–11.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© The Japan Surgical Society 1985

Authors and Affiliations

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

Personalised recommendations