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radical surgery

Surgery consisting of major excision or restructuring of a body region; RS is most often used aggressive or advanced cancer Examples 'Heroic' operations–eg, forequarter amputation, hindquarter amputation, hemipelvectomy, 'Commando' operation–radical neck. See Heroic surgery. Cf Palliative surgery.

radical surgery

Surgery to remove a large amount of damaged or neoplastic tissue and/or adjoining areas of lymphatic drainage to obtain a complete cure. This is in contrast to conservative surgery.
See also: surgery

radical surgery

Extensive and often mutilating surgery designed to remove all the diseased tissue, usually cancerous. From the Latin radix, a root.
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On multivariate analysis, constructed biologic subtype, radical surgery for ILRR, and irradiated volume remained to be statistically significant in predicting LRC (Table 5); Rec-/HER2-, no radical surgery for ILRR, and involved-field irradiation alone were significantly associated with reduced LRC.
Hormone supplementation is a topic frequently brought up by opponents of radical surgery [21].
Total en bloc spondylectomy (TES) can be an appropriate procedure in case of radical resection for spinal metastasis of thyroid cancer [7], but there is no report describing the use of radical surgery alone for anterior resection.
of Percentage (n=75) Animals (%) Head 18 24 Region Neck 21 28 Horns 36 48 Cattle 27 36 Species Buffalo 36 48 Goat 12 16 Breed Non-descripts 30 40 Descripts and 45 60 crossbreds Age of animals Less than 4 3 04 (in years) 4 - 8 9 12 8 -12 18 24 More than 12 45 60 Sex Male 66 88 Female 9 12 Corrective Dressing 24 32 measures Radical surgery 51 68 adopted
We report our first NACT case of a pregnant patient with locally advanced cervical carcinoma; the disease was classified as FIGO Stage Ib2 which was successfully treated with neoadjuvant chemotherapy, followed by radical surgery.
Study co-leader Dr Robert Huddart from the ICR said: "We found that adding chemotherapy to radiotherapy successfully lowered the risk of relapse sufficiently to make it a real option for patients who don't wish to have radical surgery and lose their bladder.
The mortality and disease progression benefits were "obvious" among men younger than 65 years of age, "but it is still unclear whether the benefit extends to older men." In the overall cohort, the number needed to treat with radical surgery to avert one death was 15, but it was only 7 among men younger than 65.
Single mother Sally Wilson's daughter Amanda has a brain tumour and will die within months without radical surgery that is only available in America at a huge cost.
Then they looked at those with more radical surgery (2 mm).
"The trial shows that this treatment offers improved control of cancer within the bladder with acceptable long-term side effects and is therefore a viable alternative to radical surgery in patients with muscle invasive bladder cancer," Nicholas James from the University of Birmingham, who led the trial alongside Dr Robert Huddart from the Institute of Cancer Research in the United Kingdom, said.
Lennon is hoping that he is not required to make the sort of radical surgery which is required when derbies go wrong.
In the context of this rare variant of prostatic carcinoma, we have highlighted a successful curative outcome from radical surgery, despite failed initial hormonal and radiotherapy treatment even in a locally advance disease.