Surgery for Melanoma and Breast Cancer 2 of 2

Overview:
Part two of this two-part program covers breast cancer, focusing on the latest surgical approaches for treating this disease.

Specific topics addressed include:

  • Types of breast cancer
  • Multi-disciplinary treatment team
  • Surgery: lumpectomy vs. mastectomy
  • Recovery time from surgery
  • Radiation therapy
  • Sentinel node biopsy
  • Breast reconstruction

Guest:
Dr. Susan Kesmodel, a surgical oncologist at the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center, and an assistant professor of surgery at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.

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This page was last updated: January 25, 2013

         
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