Experience of Surgical Management of Carcinoma Breast
Keywords:Surgery, local radiotherapy, chemotherapy.
This study was carried out in the Surgical Unit-I and III of Mayo Hospital, Lahore from August 1999 to July 2001 to assess the management of women presenting with proven carcinoma of the breast. This study included 49 patients. Forty of these patients presented with Stage II and stage III disease. Thirty nine percent of our patients were in the age group 41-50 years. With the exception of two all other patients were multiparous and they breast fed their young ones. Surgery, local radiotherapy, chemotherapy and hormonal treatment were the modalities used for the management of these cases. Patients were subjected to either incisional biopsy, simple mestectomy or modified radical mastectomy depending on the extent of the spread of disease.
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