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Recommended For Modified Radical Mastectomy with Axillary Dissection

Women who have advanced breast cancer that cannot get benefit from radiation therapy, chemotherapy, or any other breast cancer treatments; maybe the candidates of modified radical mastectomy with axillary nodes dissection. 

Discharge From Hospital

Patient is required to stay 3 nights in the hospital

Minimum Stay

1 to 2 weeks

Overview

Modified radical mastectomy with axillary nodes dissection is a mastectomy type that takes out the entire breast with the inclusion of areola, nipple, skin, and lymph nodes. For struggling with breast cancer, this way of surgery is occasionally used. On the other hand, today modified radical mastectomy is a necessity only in exceptional cases that other techniques like radiation therapy, chemotherapy and more conventional ways of breast cancer removal surgery show no success and cannot be applicable because of other medical conditions.

How It Is Performed

In the modified radical mastectomy; skin, nipple, areola, and lymph nodes of a patient is proceeding to be removed by professionals. Unilateral mastectomy (removing only one breast) or double mastectomy (as a prevention against the hazard of breast cancer) procedure may be carried out according to the case and the decision of the patient.

Recovery

A recovery period of the modified radical mastectomy will last about a three week, but if breast reconstruction surgery followed by, then the recovery period will last longer. The patients can spend their recovery time at home, surrounded by loved ones. 

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This content is written and reviewed by our medical content team in August, 2019.