Surgery for Melanoma and Breast Cancer 2 of 2
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
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.
This page was last updated: January 25, 2013