oncoplastic surgery


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oncoplastic surgery

Surgery to remove malignant tumors from the body and then sculpt the operated tissue to an esthetically pleasing outcome.
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It is likely that specialist oncoplastic surgery will become more centralised, especially given the likelihood of a wider range of adjuvant and neoadjuvant treatments.
Oncoplastic surgery combines the latest plastic surgery techniques with breast surgical oncology.
Among other topics at the conference are oncoplastic surgery, stem cells and fat injections, prophylactic mastectomy, radiation & reconstruction (R&R), alloplastic materials and the BRCA gene mutation positive patient.
The roles of intraoperative or balloon catheter brachytherapy are further exciting developments in the future of oncoplastic surgery.
This fully integrated care team works closely with each patient to develop an individualized, comprehensive breast cancer treatment plan that includes a powerful combination of advanced breast cancer treatments and clinical innovations -- including oncotyping, genetic testing, oncoplastic surgery and the most advanced medical and radiation treatment options -- and scientifically supported therapies.
Known for his four publications on cancer, and participation in over 40 cancer conferences, Dr Varughese was invited to the UAE cancer congress to discuss the Thomas technique in breast oncoplastic surgery, which enables breast cancer patients to be discharged from hospital in a day.
Loco-regional failure can be minimised by wide margins followed by appropriate adjuvant therapy, and oncoplastic surgery techniques extend the limits of breast conservation to a new dimension.