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Early Breast Cancer: Its History and Results of Treatment

Early Breast Cancer: Its History and Results of Treatment This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract Occasionally, in the field of medical literature, a bijou appears, and this small volume is one. In a few pages, Dr Mansfield has analyzed more than 300 reports and studies concerning the treatment of breast cancer. He has resisted the temptation to allow this work to become a fount of figures, in the style of a Department of Agriculture publication. Succinctly and objectively, he has summarized an awesome amount of data and has concluded that a patient with clinical stages I and II disease "would have an equal chance of survival regardless... of the... techniques used": extended radical mastectomy without postoperative irradiation; radical mastectomy with or without irradiation (preoperative or postoperative radiation therapy is able to decrease the recurrence, but may not be able to increase survival); modified mastectomy with or without irradiation; simple mastectomy with postoperative irradiation; or local excision with postoperative irradiation. He also notes that the value http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Surgery American Medical Association

Early Breast Cancer: Its History and Results of Treatment

Archives of Surgery , Volume 112 (2) – Feb 1, 1977

Early Breast Cancer: Its History and Results of Treatment

Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract Occasionally, in the field of medical literature, a bijou appears, and this small volume is one. In a few pages, Dr Mansfield has analyzed more than 300 reports and studies concerning the treatment of breast cancer. He has resisted the temptation to allow this work to become a fount of figures, in the style of a Department of Agriculture publication....
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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1977 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0004-0010
eISSN
1538-3644
DOI
10.1001/archsurg.1977.01370020122019
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Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract Occasionally, in the field of medical literature, a bijou appears, and this small volume is one. In a few pages, Dr Mansfield has analyzed more than 300 reports and studies concerning the treatment of breast cancer. He has resisted the temptation to allow this work to become a fount of figures, in the style of a Department of Agriculture publication. Succinctly and objectively, he has summarized an awesome amount of data and has concluded that a patient with clinical stages I and II disease "would have an equal chance of survival regardless... of the... techniques used": extended radical mastectomy without postoperative irradiation; radical mastectomy with or without irradiation (preoperative or postoperative radiation therapy is able to decrease the recurrence, but may not be able to increase survival); modified mastectomy with or without irradiation; simple mastectomy with postoperative irradiation; or local excision with postoperative irradiation. He also notes that the value

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Archives of SurgeryAmerican Medical Association

Published: Feb 1, 1977

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