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Written by ncp nursing care plan on April 25th, 2012
I. Purpose a. Removal of breast tissue due to presence of malignant or cancerous tumor changes b. Surgical procedures: dependent on tumor type, size, and location as well as clinical characteristics or staging i. Breast-conserving therapy ii. Lumpectomy iii. Partial or segmental mastectomy iv. Lymph node surgery v. Mastectomy (Mayo Clinic, 2007) 1. Simple or total 2. Modified radical 3. Radical 4. Skin-sparing ...

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