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Home > Health Library > Breast Surgery: Modified Radical Mastectomy
A modified radical mastectomy is the removal of the breast, the lymph nodes under the arm, the lining over the chest muscles, and sometimes part of the chest wall muscles. This is a common type of surgery for breast cancer.
Current as of:
December 17, 2020
Author: Healthwise StaffMedical Review: Sarah Marshall MD - Family MedicineKathleen Romito MD - Family MedicineLaura S. Dominici MD - General Surgery, Breast Surgical Oncology
Current as of: December 17, 2020
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:Sarah Marshall MD - Family Medicine & Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine & Laura S. Dominici MD - General Surgery, Breast Surgical Oncology
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