Concept: Which Operation for Breast Cancer

  • Jameson L. Chassin


The past decade or two has witnessed the adoption of a large number of new therapies for breast cancer ranging from biopsyplus-radiotherapy all the way to super-radical mastectomy. It is important to distinguish fact from fancy in addressing this controversy.


Breast Cancer Radical Mastectomy Pectoral Muscle Total Mastectomy Serratus Anterior Muscle 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jameson L. Chassin
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
    • 5
  1. 1.New York University School of MedicineUSA
  2. 2.Booth Memorial Medical CenterFlushingUSA
  3. 3.University Hospital, New York University Medical CenterUSA
  4. 4.New York Veterans Administration HospitalUSA
  5. 5.Bellevue HospitalUSA

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