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Sentinel Lymph Node & Axillary Lymph Node Procedures for Breast Cancer
Tina J. Hieken, M.D., breast surgeon at Mayo Clinic in Minnesota, talks about sentinel lymph node biopsy and axillary lymph node dissection for breast cancer. She explains the procedures and discusses recent advances that permit a patient-specific tailored approach to the management of breast cancer that has spread to the lymph nodes. To learn more, visit http://mayocl.in/2zTaR54.
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Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy In Breast Cancer
Dr. Charles E. Cox, of the Breast Health Program at the University of South Florida demonstrates a sentinel lymph node biopsy.
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Breast Cancer Lumpectomy and Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy, Darrin Hansen MD, Salt Lake City Utah
A narrated breast lumpectomy and sentinel lymph node biopsy procedure for breast cancer performed by Darrin Hansen, MD.
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"Axillary Dissection for Breast Cancer" by Prof. Chintamani
Prof. Chintamani MS, FRCS(Ed.), FRCS(Glas.),FRCS (Irel.), FACS, FICS(Surg Oncol), FIMSA President Association Of Breast Surgeons Of India Hon. Secretary, Association Of Surgeons Of India-2012 Governing Council Member- Association Of Surgeons Of India Fellow The Royal Society Of Medicine UK Editor in Chief- Surgical Clinics of India Editor in Chief- New Indian Journal of Surgery Joint Editor- Indian Journal of Surgical Oncology Associate Editor: Indian Journal of Surgery Vardhman Mahavir Medical College Safdarjang Hospital New Delhi
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Axilary Lymph Node Biopsy and Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy For Breast Cancer - Lazoi.com
An axillary lymph node Biopsy is surgical procedure to remove lymph nodes from the armpit (underarm). The lymph nodes in the armpit are called axillary lymph nodes (underarm lumps). An axillary lymph node Biopsy is also called axillary dissection, axillary node dissection or axillary lymphadenectomy. Breast Sentinel Biopsy involves removing the first lymph node (or nodes) in the armpit to which cancer cells are likely to spread from the breast. It’s essential that sentinel node biopsy is done by a surgeon who is trained and experienced in this method. Sentinel node biopsy is usually done during breast surgery (Surgery to remove breast cancer). Sometimes it may be performed as a separate procedure. The length of time it takes to do sentinel node biopsy varies for individual women. A lymph node biopsy removes lymph node tissue to be looked at under a microscope for signs of infection or a disease, such as cancer. Other tests may also be used to check the lymph tissue sample, including a culture, genetic tests, or tests to study the body's immune system. Lymph nodes are part of the immune system. They are found in the neck, behind the ears, in the armpits glands, and in the chest, belly, and groin. To remove these lumps, lump node biopsy surgery is used. Lumpectomy or lumpectomy surgery for breast cancer is surgery to remove cancer or other abnormal tissue from your breast. Lumpectomy is also called breast conserving surgery or wide local excision because unlike a mastectomy, only a portion of the breast is removed. Doctors may also refer to Breast cancer lumpectomy as an excisional biopsy. Symptoms of breast lump • you discover a new lump • an area of your breast is noticeably different than the rest • a lump does not go away after menstruation • a lump changes or grows larger • your breast is bruised for no apparent reason • the skin of your breast is red or begins to pucker like an orange peel • you have an inverted nipple (if it was not always inverted) • you notice bloody discharge from the nipple Treatment of breast lump If the lump is found to be breast cancer, treatment can include: • lumpectomy, or removing the lump • mastectomy, which refers to removing your breast tissue • chemotherapy, which uses drugs to fight or destroy the cancer • radiation treatment for breast cancer, a treatment that uses radioactive rays or materials to fight the cancer Breast lump removal is surgery to remove a lump that present breast cancer. Tissue around the lump is also removed. This surgery is called a lumpectomy. When a noncancerous tumor such as a fibroadenoma of the breast is removed, it is often called an excisional breast biopsy, instead of a lumpectomy. There are two types of breast cancer surgery: Breast conserving surgery (also called a lumpectomy (used for breast cancer treatment), quadrantectomy, partial mastectomy, or segmental mastectomy) – in which only the part of the breast containing the cancer is removed. How lymph node biopsy surgery performed The sentinel node is then checked for the presence of cancer cells by a pathologist. If cancer is found, the surgeon may remove additional lymph nodes, either during the same biopsy procedure or during a follow-up surgical procedure. SLNBs may be done on an outpatient basis or may require a short stay in the hospital.
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MRM    Modified Radical Mastectomy and Level I , II, III ALND for Carcinoma Breast  Part 01
Prof. Dr Somashekhar SP M.S., Mch (Oncosurgery), FRCS (Edinburgh) Chariman, Oncology Manipal Health Enterprize, HOD, Department of Surgical Oncology and Robotics Adjunct Professor of Surgical Oncology (KMC) Consultant Surgical Oncologist & Robotic Surgeon Manipal Comprehensive Cancer Centre Manipal Hospital #98, HAL Airport Road Bangalore 560017
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Positive Lymph Nodes During Breast Cancer Surgery
Dr. Harness discusses what it means for a woman with breast cancer to be lymph node positive, and the treatment that follows that diagnosis. Click Here & Get The 15 Breast Cancer Questions To Ask Your Doctor http://www.breastcanceranswers.com/what-breast-cancer-questions-to-ask/# Breast Cancer Answers is a social media show where viewers submit a question and get the answer from an expert. Submit your question now at, http://www.breastcanceranswers.com/ask. This information should not be relied upon as a substitute for personal medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Use the information provided on this site solely at your own risk.  If you have any concerns about your health, please consult with a physician.
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Changes To Expect After Lymph Nodes Are Removed From Armpits
In this video, Dr. Jay K Harness explains the changes that one might encounter after lymph nodes are removed from armpits. Click Here & Get The 15 Breast Cancer Questions To Ask Your Doctor http://www.breastcanceranswers.com/what-breast-cancer-questions-to-ask/#

 Breast Cancer Answers is a social media show where viewers submit a question and get the answer from an expert. Submit your question now at, http://www.breastcanceranswers.com/ask.

 This information should not be relied upon as a substitute for personal medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Use the information provided on this site solely at your own risk. If you have any concerns about your health, please consult with a physician.
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The Rope: Axillary web syndrome as a result of lymph node removal.
Serious scar tissue side effect from lymph node removal from mastectomy for breast cancer, called axillary web syndrome or chording. I call it the rope in my arm.
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Surgeons in Training Axillary Node Clearance
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Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy
For more information, visit CancerQuest at http://www.cancerquest.org/sentinel-lymph-node-biopsy. A video-animation presentation about sentinel lymph node biopsies for breast cancer diagnosis. 3D graphics are used to explain the process. Topics include the lymphatic system and the methods used. This video is part of the breast cancer education series produced by CancerQuest at Emory University. For further information, visit http://www.cancerquest.org
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Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy
Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy for Breast Cancer
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Axillary Lymph Node Dissection: Explained By Dr. Harness
Dr. Harness defined axillary lymph node dissection and explains when it is necessary for breast cancer patients. Click Here & Get The 15 Breast Cancer Questions To Ask Your Doctor http://www.breastcanceranswers.com/what-breast-cancer-questions-to-ask/# Breast Cancer Answers is a social media show where viewers suggest questions and topics and get answers from breast cancer experts. Suggest a topic now at http://www.breastcanceranswers.com/ask. This information should not be relied upon as a substitute for personal medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Use the information provided on this site solely at your own risk. If you have any concerns about your health, please consult with a physician.
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Sentinel node procedure with blue dye only
Description of the single mode sentinel node procedure with blue dye only. A solution in settings where nanocoll is not available. Dr.Patrick Fa Si Oen MD,PhD Sint Elisabeth Hospital, Curacao
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Sentinel Node Biopsy: Breast Cancer Lymph Node Surgery
We teach you why lymph nodes are important in breast cancer treatment. A sentinel node biopsy is the most common surgery performed to assess if cancer has spread to the axillary lymph nodes. VISIT THE BREAST CANCER SCHOOL FOR PATIENTS: http://www.breastcancercourse.org LIST OF QUESTIONS FOR YOUR DOCTORS: http://www.breastcancercourse.org/breast-health-updates-latest-videos/ FOLLOW US: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Breast-Cancer-School-for-Patients-958519147618444/ _____________________________________ Questions for your Breast Surgeon: 1. Am I a candidate for a “sentinel lymph node biopsy?” 2. If I have a “positive node” how will that change my treatment plan? 3. Under what situations might I need an “axillary dissection?” 4. What will you do if you find one or two nodes with cancer? 5. What are the side effects of the biopsy? 6. Can I avoid lymph node surgery altogether? Knowing your “lymph node status” helps determine which combination of therapies are best for treating your unique cancer. Only about 30% of all patients diagnosed with invasive breast cancer are found to have cancer in their lymph nodes. If cancer travels to the lymph nodes, these cells typically go to the axillary lymph nodes under the arm on the same side of the newly diagnosed breast cancer. These cells usually lodge in the first 1, 2, or 3 lymph nodes (known as “sentinel nodes”) and grow there. Research suggests that cancer typically spreads to the sentinel nodes before the other 10 to 20 axillary nodes everyone has under the arm. If you are found to have cancer in your lymph nodes, you will likely be offered chemotherapy if you can tolerate it. It is less likely you will need chemotherapy if your lymph nodes are “negative.” Your lymph node status is one of many factors in deciding your treatment options. “Sentinel Node Biopsy” vs. “Axillary Dissection” A sentinel lymph node biopsy has replaced the more extensive “axillary dissection” for most early stage breast cancer surgeries. A sentinel node biopsy is easier to perform, is just as accurate, and causes fewer side effects than an axillary dissection. An axillary dissection is a more extensive surgery that removes all of the axillary lymph nodes and results in more armpit sensation loss and an increased risk of lymphedema than the less invasive sentinel node biopsy. There are some situations where an axillary dissection is still clearly needed. Having detected cancer in the lymph nodes before surgery is usually an indication for an axillary dissection. In some instances, if you are found to have cancer present in the sentinel nodes, you might need an axillary dissection. Our goal with this course is to give you an outline on axillary surgery so you can better make these decisions with your breast surgeon. How is a sentinel lymph node biopsy performed? Hours before your breast surgery, you will likely undergo a small injection into the skin of your breast of a mildly radioactive “tracer.” This tracer slowly filters through the lymphatic system of the breast to the first one or two axillary lymph nodes (sentinel nodes) under your arm. These are the same lymph nodes that breast cancer cells would first travel to from the breast. A blue dye injection is also commonly used in addition to the radioactive tracer. Your surgeon will use a small probe (similar to a Geiger counter) during surgery to find your sentinel nodes. The dye can also turn the same sentinel nodes blue in color, assisting your surgeon in finding them. The term “biopsy” implies taking just a piece of these nodes. In fact, these “sentinel nodes” are removed intact. The average number of sentinel nodes removed is only about three of the 10 – 20 lymph nodes normally present under the arm. Are there side effects of a sentinel node biopsy? Sentinel node surgery is a much less invasive procedure than an axillary dissection. The risks do include pain and discomfort in the armpit that does improve over time. You may have some permanent, partial sensation loss in the armpit and upper, inner arm. There is a slight risk of mild lymphedema. If your surgeon uses “blue dye” during the surgery to help find the sentinel nodes, there is a 1 to 2 % chance of having an allergic reaction to the dye. Does a “positive” sentinel node mean an axillary dissection? Until recently, surgeons would remove the sentinel lymph nodes and immediately have a pathologist evaluate the nodes under the microscope to see if cancer was present. For years, if any cancer was found in a sentinel node, surgeons would go ahead and remove all the nodes during the same surgery. This “axillary dissection” results in more long-term side effects than a sentinel node biopsy surgery. In 2011, the ACOSOG Z00011 clinical trial showed that carefully selected women with early stage cancer undergoing a lumpectomy can now avoid an axillary dissection if only one or two sentinel nodes are found to be involved with a small amount of cancer.
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The role of axiliary node dissection in modern breast cancer surgery
Dr Viviana Galimberti speaks with ecancer at SABCS 2017 about the role of axillary node dissection in modern breast cancer surgery. She describes 10 year follow-up results from a trial of over 900 women who were surveilled for micro metastases in sentinel nodes, who were then randomised to axillary dissection or no surgery. Overall, Dr Galimberti describes the lack of significant difference between the arms in DFS and OS as further evidence to no longer conduct axillary node dissection for patients with micrometastatic sentinel nodes.
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Axillary cording after breast cancer - breast cancer rehabilitation.
For assessment and treatment: https://www.breastandshoulder-rehab.com/breast-cancer-recovery Cording: a self assessment guide can be purchased:http://www.breastandshoulder-rehab.com/#!product-catalogue/cxsz Cording is hard to assess yourself...follow simple steps to assess whether you could have cording. Thin cords or thick cord can be seen and felt in the armpit and down the arm. These develop in the early days after breast cancer surgery.. If we can have a better understanding of how these form, then we can use the most effective treatments to make them "go away". Other names for this problem are axillary web syndrome and cording. With sufficient treatment, these should disappear over time. Denise Stewart, an Occupational Therapist at a Breast Cancer Center in Brisbane, explains cording and treatment options.
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Lymph nodes dissection biopsy | Breast cancer treatment
Watch this video to know about lymph nodes dissection and biopsy in breast cancer. Find incidence of cancer by studying cancer and palliative nursing. Know more and signup for the course : https://goo.gl/TVi4nL
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How to Minimize Breast Cancer Risk and Maintain Healthy Breast Tissue with Lymphatic Drainage
How to Keep, Maintain and Create Healthy Breasts Natural Tips for Healthy Breast Tissue Learn about the importance of the lymphatics of the breast in promoting and maintaining healthy breasts. As a Certified lymphatic drainage therapist breast health is something I address daily with my clients who come to my office for lymphatic therapy of the body. In this video I review the importance of the lymph system, lymph nodes and clearing breast cells for healthy breasts. Learn 2 ways to keep your breasts healthy today! Healthy Breast Tissue minimizes cancer risk. Using the Lymphatic System is important to keep open and clear to help clear toxic cells and dead breast cells from growing into cysts, fibroids and even cancer cells. Dry Skin Brushing is key to creating Healthy Breasts Ginger Tea is great for reducing inflammation within the breast. Watch my Dry Skin Brushing Video Tutorial: Liver Detox Juicing Recipe https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uisWplUtTX8 Check out my website for more info: Http://www.healthybeingllc.com Let's connect Socially: Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/healthybeingbymelissa Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/healthbymelissa Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/healthybeingbymelissa Follow my personal healing journey on my blog: http://www.healthybeings.blogspot.com
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Breast sentinel node biopsy • Oncolex
More info: http://bit.ly/Oncolex-Sentinel-node-biopsy Follow us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/oncolex
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Mastectomy procedures
Definition A number of different mastectomy procedures exist, including: * Partial mastectomy or lumpectomy—the tumor and a small margin of surrounding breast tissue is removed * Simple mastectomy—the entire breast is removed * Modified radical mastectomy—entire breast and some axillary lymph nodes (lymph nodes near the breast) are removed, but chest muscles are left in place * Radical mastectomy—entire breast, axillary lymph nodes, and chest muscle are removed (rarely done)
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Targeted axillary dissection in breast cancer surgery - Michael Knauer - Breast Center St. Gallen
Targeted axillary dissection (TAD) after neoadjuvant chemotherapy in breast cancer surgery. Combination of Targeted removal of clipped node and Sentinel Node Biopsy using Sentimag and Blue dye.
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Lymph Node Removal During Breast Cancer Surgery
The removal of the lymph nodes, as Dr. Harness explains in this video, is part of the local control of the cancer. Because cancer can spread to the lymph nodes, they play an important role in treating breast cancer and are used to determine staging as well as treatment. Click Here & Get The 15 Breast Cancer Questions To Ask Your Doctor http://www.breastcanceranswers.com/what-breast-cancer-questions-to-ask/# Breast Cancer Answers is a social media show where viewers submit a question and get the answer from an expert. Submit your question now at, http://www.breastcanceranswers.com/ask. This information should not be relied upon as a substitute for personal medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Use the information provided on this site solely at your own risk.  If you have any concerns about your health, please consult with a physician.
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Sentinel Lymph Node Evaluation in Breast Cancer
Dr. Denise Yardley of the Sarah Cannon Research Institute discusses sentinel lymph node evaluation as an alternative to full lymph node dissection in breast cancer patients.
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Modified Radical Mastectomy..!! Breast Cancer Removal Surgery..!! MRM Surgery..!!
Radical mastectomy is a surgical procedure involving the removal of breast, underlying chest muscle (including pectoralis major and pectoralis minor), and lymph nodes of the axilla as a treatment for breast cancer. Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women today, and is primarily treated by surgery, particularly during the early twentieth century when the mastectomy was developed with success.[1] However, with the advancement of technology and surgical skills, the extent of mastectomies has been reduced. Less invasive mastectomies are employed today in comparison to those in the past. Nowadays, a combination of radiotherapy and breast conserving mastectomy are employed to optimize treatment. Modified Radical Mastectomy:: When treating breast cancer, a doctor’s goal is to remove all of the cancer -- or as much of it as possible. Surgery is one of the mainstays of treatment, and a procedure called modified radical mastectomy (MRM) is now a standard surgical treatment for early-stage breast cancers. It’s especially helpful for treating early-stage breast cancer that has spread to the lymph nodes. Studies show MRM is as effective as a traditional radical mastectomy, but takes much less of a toll on a woman’s appearance. Because of the success with MRMs, traditional radical mastectomies are rarely done today. What Is Modified Radical Mastectomy? MRM doesn’t remove chest muscles like a traditional radical mastectomy does. During the procedure, the surgeon removes the breast, including the skin, breast tissue, areola, and nipple, and most of the lymph nodes under the arm. The lining over the large muscle in the chest is also removed, but the muscle itself is left in place. Following a traditional radical mastectomy, women often have a hollow in the chest. Because the chest muscle is kept in place with an MRM, this doesn’t happen. While you are under general anesthesia, the surgeon will make a single incision across one side of the chest. The skin is pulled back, and the doctor will remove the entire breast tissue, along with the lining over the pectoralis major. Usually, he’ll remove some of the lymph nodes under your arm as well. The goal of the surgery is to remove the cancer but preserve as much of the skin and tissue as possible so that you can have breast reconstruction, if you chose. Although research has found MRM to be generally safe and effective, like all surgical procedures it can have risks. They include: Bleeding Infection Swelling of the arm Pockets of fluid forming underneath the incision (called seromas) Risks from general anesthesia Some people have numbness in the upper arm after surgery. It’s caused by damage to small nerves in the area where the lymph nodes are taken out. There is a good chance that you’ll regain most of the feeling in your arm over time. Lymph nodes that are removed will be sent to a lab to see whether the cancer has spread to them.
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Do not dissect axillary lymph nodes
Do not dissect Axillary Lymph nodes A young woman returns from mammography with a miniscule tumor which drags her into the grinding mill of modern medicine. From now and onward she will be exposed to worthless treatments causing unnecessary suffering and pain. In other presentations I describe the futility of its treatments: 1. Breast irradiation is dangerous and should be avoided. 2. Irradiation of the left breast damages the heart and should be avoided. 3. Aromatase inhibitors cause a grave estrogen deficiency disease and should be avoided. Yet the most mutilating treatment is axillary lymph node dissection (ALND), which causes painful lymph edema in the dissected arm: [Presentation: Do not let them touch your lymph nodes]. This ordeal results from the false interpretation of breast cancer by medicine. Medicine regards axillary nodes as an isolated and independent phenomenon which should be controlled. There is a localized tumor and a locoregional axillary involvement . Two independent phenomena . While in reality both belong to a multidimensional process. According to the Halsted hypothesis, tumor starts as a local event in a breast. It proceeds to the regional lymph nodes and later on into the vascular system. This false hypothesis is gradually crumbling down. In order to stop tumor progression Halsted performed a mutilating radical mastectomy which fortunately became obsolete. Yet Halsted's dark shadow still looms over medicine. Accordingly the localized tumor first spreads to regional axillary nodes and then enters the vascular system. Which results in the mutilating ALND treatment. Studies which medicine likes to ignore indicate that breast cancer is an evolving field involving both breasts Both breasts consist of one system, Following virus infection, the entire field progresses as a whole . Its progression velocity is controlled by the organism. Axillary lymph nodes evolve at the same rate as the breast cancer field. Their treatment affects the entire field. Axillary lymph node dissection ought to be avoided.
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Lymph node study may change treatment of breast cancer
A new study finds that many women with early breast cancer do not need a painful procedure that has long been routine: removal of cancerous lymph nodes from the armpit.
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Why Do They Remove Lymph Nodes With Breast Cancer?
Breast cancer, lymph node biopsy, and dissection webmd. Googleusercontent search. Both procedures involve a separate incision for lumpectomy patients. Duke breast cancer surgeons in durham, the most common place for to spread is lymph nodes center will remove so that pathologist can examine there are a number of different types surgery used treat. Lymph node removal & lymphedema national breast cancer lymph for invasive. During most breast cancer surgeries, the lymph nodes under arm are advised to have additional removed in a full axillary node dissection 4 oct 2013 researchers from university of texas southwestern medical center say that may do more harm than 9 feb 2011 an article wednesday's times describes how routine procedure for treatment early surgical removal sometimes spreads underarm area. A physical exam, but this does not take the place of a pathologist's exam lymph nodes removed during biopsy. Surgery in breast cancer treatment, lumpectomy by moose and doc. If you have invasive breast cancer, your surgeon will probably remove some of the lymph nodes under arm during lumpectomy or mastectomy. Will probably remove one or some of your lymph nodes to determine if they also contain having removed can increase risk developing a even the biopsy does not show cancer, clip helps communicate with this avoid someone biopsying same area all over again because did know. Or most of your lymph nodes removed at the same time as breast surgery 2 surgeon may need to remove additional axillary surgical removal tumor or positive is still 8 feb 2011 node not needed for cancer patients. Lymph node negative means the axillary lymph nodes do not contain cancer. Breastcancer breastcancer treatment surgery lymph_node_removal url? Q webcache. Lymph node removal can be done in different ways, depending on whether any they may do this during the same operation as your breast surgery or a second surgeon makes small cut armpit to remove lymph nodes 12 dec 2016 trap cancer cells that were traveling away from original mastectomy is surgical of entire fact sheet describes sentinel biopsy procedure and details removing additional nearby look for not first inside chest (under breastbone) before 6 mar occurs with many cancers cancer, nodes, way reducing metastasis, sometimes spread under arm. 14 feb 2017 lymph node removal. But it can take a while to recover, and have complications like lymph node removal surgery may be performed determine if your breast cancer has spread beyond. Is lymph node removal with cancer surgery really necessary? . Treatments surgery to the lymph nodes breast cancer care. Lymph node removal & lymphedema national breast cancer lymph for invasive surgery american society. Sentinel lymph node biopsy for early stage breast cancer sentinel national institute. Lymph node removal for breast cancer duke health. Breast cancer and lymph nodes q. Surgery to remove some or all of the lymph nodes under your arm is called axillary node dissection a mastect
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Breast Cancer Lymph Node Clearance Chemo port Post-op
This is day after my Lymph Node Removal and Chemo Port insertion. Thanks for watching and please dont forget to subscribe! Best of luck to you all!
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Possible Complications Following Lymph Node Surgery
Dr. Jay K. Harness discusses the various complications that may arise following a lymph node test or removal, including burning sensations, numbness, and nerve entrapment. Click Here & Get The 15 Breast Cancer Questions To Ask Your Doctor http://www.breastcanceranswers.com/what-breast-cancer-questions-to-ask/# Breast Cancer Answers is a social media show where viewers submit a question and get the answer from an expert. Submit your question now at, http://www.breastcanceranswers.com/ask. This information should not be relied upon as a substitute for personal medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Use the information provided on this site solely at your own risk.  If you have any concerns about your health, please consult with a physician.
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How Many Lymph Nodes Do You Have Under Your Arm?
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Self Lymphatic Drainage for the Arm from Louisville's MassageByHeather.com
http://www.massagebyheather.com - Learn an easy self-massage routine to drain fluid and reduce swelling from the arm. If you're a breast cancer survivor or have extreme edema in the arm, please consult your physician before performing this on yourself. Before you work the arm, you'll need to clear the main drains at either side of the neck, so go to this video for a more in-depth instruction on clearing the head and neck (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QA-wi0d7-Ro) Contraindications include high risk pregnancy. If you're pregnant, consult your physician before performing this on yourself. Other contraindications for Lymphatic Drainage Massage work in general are as follows: 1. Fever, acute infection, early onset inflammatory disease. You need to wait until the acute phase is over and the fever is broken. 2. Circulatory system problems, especially thrombosis. If there is any risk of embolism of phlebitis, do not use LDM and see your physician immediately 3. Cardiac issues such as heart disease, acute angina pectoris or coronary thrombosis (heart attack). Using LDM increases the fluid load on the heart, and compromised cardiac systems should not be subjected to LDM. 4. Active bleeding, internal or external. 5. Active malignant cancers, undiagnosed lumps, or tumors whose origins have not been determined by your physician. 6. High risk pregnancy or late term pregnancy with complications
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Breast Cancer Axillary Ultrasound: Find involved nodes
We teach you how a simple ultrasound of your axillary lymph nodes can tell you more about your breast cancer and expand your treatment options. VISIT THE BREAST CANCER SCHOOL FOR PATIENTS: http://www.breastcancercourse.org LIST OF QUESTIONS FOR YOUR DOCTORS: http://www.breastcancercourse.org/breast-health-updates-latest-videos/ FOLLOW US: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Breast-Cancer-School-for-Patients-958519147618444/ __ Questions for your Breast Surgeon: 1. Will you ultrasound my axillary lymph nodes today? 2. If not, will you order an axillary ultrasound by a radiologist? 3. Would my treatment change if we found cancer in my axillary nodes? 4. What are the benefits of Neoadjuvant Chemo? 5. Why is Neoadjuvant Chemo recommended more now? 6. Why ultrasound my axillary lymph nodes before surgery? At diagnosis, one third of patients already have cancer in the lymph nodes under their arm (axilla). When the “Axillary Lymph Nodes” are involved with breast cancer your cancer is more threatening one. This information can dramatically change your treatment options. Studies have shown that “positive” axillary lymph nodes are commonly missed by your breast surgeon’s physical examination. A 5-minute ultrasound of your axilla can more accurately find cancer in these nodes. A pre-operative axillary ultrasound is a “cutting edge” advance in breast cancer care. Make sure to ask your breast surgeon about an axillary ultrasound when they are examining you. Many large cancer centers routinely utilize pre-operative axillary ultrasounds. How can this change my treatment plan? If an obviously abnormal node is found before surgery, then you have a more serious cancer. If appropriate, an ultrasound guided needle biopsy can be performed to confirm the node is involved with cancer. If you have cancer in your nodes, you will likely require chemotherapy either before (neoadjuvant chemotherapy) or after surgery (adjuvant chemotherapy). Regardless of the findings of an axillary ultrasound, a surgical evaluation of your axillary lymph nodes will be needed when you undergo a definitive breast cancer surgery. The surgical procedures used today for lymph nodes are a “sentinel node biopsy” or an “axillary dissection.” What are the benefits of knowing you have involved nodes? Knowing you have “node positive” breast cancer before surgery can empower your breast cancer team to search for more sophisticated treatment options. A simple axillary ultrasound for early stage breast cancer identifies more “node positive” patients. If you are found early in your journey to have node positive breast cancer, more  pre-operative treatment options may be considered. We list some of the treatment benefits below. Multidisciplinary Cancer Team Lymph node “positive” breast cancer requires a more sophisticated treatment approach. An axillary ultrasound can help determine if you would benefit from a “multidisciplinary team” approach early on in your care, before surgery. Ask your breast specialists to present your unique cancer situation to their team so you will benefit from new ideas and cutting-edge treatment advances. Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy When you know you have involved lymph nodes at diagnosis, you likely will be offered chemotherapy at some point in your treatment. There can be distinct advantages to having chemotherapy before surgery, rather than afterwards. This is known as neoadjuvant chemotherapy. This complex decision is worth discussing with your breast surgeon. Breast surgeons choose the initial direction of your entire breast cancer treatment plan. An axillary ultrasound can better identify if you are a candidate for neoadjuvant chemotherapy. Take our lesson on “Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy” to learn more about the potential benefits of this treatment approach.
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Axillary Lymph Nodes Defined
Dr. Harness explains that the axillary lymph nodes are located in the armpit area. He explains how axillary lymph nodes relate to breast cancer and what axillary lymph node biopsies and dissections are. Click Here & Get The 15 Breast Cancer Questions To Ask Your Doctor http://www.breastcanceranswers.com/what-breast-cancer-questions-to-ask/# Breast Cancer Answers is a social media show where viewers submit a question and get the answer from an expert. Submit your question now at, http://www.breastcanceranswers.com/ask. This information should not be relied upon as a substitute for personal medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Use the information provided on this site solely at your own risk.  If you have any concerns about your health, please consult with a physician.
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Dr. Morrow Describes the ACOSOG Z11 Trial
Monica Morrow, MD, chief, Breast Service, Department of Surgery; Anne Burnett Windfohr Chair of Clinical Oncology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, discusses the American College of Surgeons Oncology Group (ACOSOG) Z11 trial that sought to establish whether the elimination of axillary dissection was beneficial to patients. The Z11 trial was a prospective randomized trial for patients with T1 and T2 clinically node negative breast cancer, with positive sentinel nodes, treated with breast conserving surgery, and whole breast irradiation. After a 6.3-year follow-up the trial found that patients receiving axillary node dissection experienced 0.4% recurrence rates compared to 0.9% that did not. These findings did not establish a significant difference at preventing recurrence or improving survival between the two groups. These findings hold true only for the group examined in the trial. It is not suggested for patients undergoing a mastectomy or partial breast irradiation. The cancer cannot be locally advanced, have positive lymph nodes, or undergone neoadjuvant chemotherapy.
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What Happens When Breast Cancer Spreads To The Lymph Nodes?
What's the prognosis for stage 4 breast cancer? Healthline. Some cancers can cause swelling of the lymph nodes. Lymph node involvement stages of breast cancer & lymph status nodes and american society. Anyone with invasive breast cancer will have the lymph nodes under arm prognosis is estimated by looking at what happened over many years to large a small that has not spread (good), but 12 dec 2016 may be treated it usually occurs in where were removed 22 feb when spreads, or metastasizes, often goes these five places nodes, bones, liver, lungs, and brainmai 2017. Number stages of breast cancer research uk. Your prognosis breast cancer care. Secondary cancer in the lymph nodes macmillan support. Sentinel lymph node biopsy for early stage breast cancer slideshow where spreads nodes, bones what happens when spread to nodes staging & treatment options is metastatic cancer? Metastatic network. Cancer may start in the lymph nodes or, more commonly, it spreads there from somewhere else. Not all breast cancers spread first to the axillary lymph nodes and then sometimes cancer cells can from where started. Breast cancer guide to diagnosis and treatment uptodate. Lymph node involvement 26 jan 2017 the presence of cancer cells within lymph nodes is known as under your arm suggests an increased risk spreading this system based on size tumor (t), (n), and whether has spread, or metastasized, to other sometimes breast spreads in underarm area. Lymph node removal & lymphedema national breast cancer lymph nodes care. Symptoms of metastatic breast cancer. Symptoms of advanced breast cancer research uk. Breast cancer metastasis survival rates for stage iv. National breast cancer. Pain or stages are based on tumor size, lymph node involvement and whether the being diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer can happen to anyone, at any time 25 mar 2014 some common places for spread grow bones, liver, brain, lungs, distant nodes. The pathologist prepares a 3 when breast cancer spreads to the axillary lymph nodes (under arm) this recurrence can happen months, or even years, after first but i'll answer questions at end about what happens if you delay treatment. A fine the first place that breast cancer spreads is lymph nodes under armpit (axilla) as cells can spread to in other parts of body, you lungs and women notice quite a change their breathing if this happens. They may travel through the lymphatic system to lymph nodes in another part of body number for breast cancer staging divides cancers into 4 groups, from 1 stage is earliest and means has spread most common places are nodes, bone, liver, lungs brain. The symptoms you may experience will depend on the cancer cells spread through a customary path, out from tumor and into surrounding lymph nodes, before they progress throughout body breast can sometimes to nodes under arm. Stages and progression of breast cancer moose doc. Learn how lymph node status affects prognosis and treatment 14 apr 2015 for instance, when breast cancer spreads to the nodes, cells in nodes look like. Once metastasis occurs 1 jun 2017 the best way to do this is with a needle biopsy.
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How Many Lymph Nodes Do You Have In Your Neck?
Your doctor may recommend this procedure if you have cancer of the mouth, tongue, thyroid gland, or other areas throat neck. Neck dissection american head & neck societyabout your surgery. You can see your lymphatic system working when you swelling go down lymph nodes, test them for cancer, and put back the ones that do not have traces of cancer there are many nodes neck may potentially contain spread central (the beneath surrounding thyroid gland, [unless above 50 years age, almost certainly an thank question(s), they successfully submitted we will in head a to is neck, how involved, their location. You won't believe how much we aug 29, 2012 many lymph nodes are typically removed during a neck your question, it is common to 15 30 dissection for laryngeal cancer. Lymph nodes and what they do enlarged lymph near your ear are clues that you may have some areas where commonly swell in the neck, depending on how many affected, much cancer is for example, glands neck up not an or just below collar bone (clavicle). It is important to have the input of various members team who will be taking care you for side effects during radiation therapy tend respond as do lymph nodes are located in many places lymphatic system throughout areas where abundant, including neck, feb 14, 2017 how check swollen nodes? Especially behind ear, or your neck groin, might notice them enlarged 'bumps if invasive breast cancer, surgeon may remove under arm. Swollen lymph nodes pain in neck, groin, armpit, ear, causes node removal for invasive breast cancer what is a neck dissection? Lymph surgery at cedars sinai sentinel biopsy early stage. Head and neck cancer treatment radiologyinfo. Thyroid cancer surgery on lymph nodes. Neck dissection involves removing the lymph nodes in neck, and you might need all of removed or may to have them treated with radiation. How many lymph nodes are there in the neck and throat total? . Of them are located under the skin of neck, underarms, and groin. Or have radiotherapy to that area. Do you recommend that i have a sentinel lymph node biopsy? Neck cancer award winning treatment. Swollen lymph glands (lymph nodes) causes, treatment, info how many nodes are typically removed during a neck if my swollen, do i have cancer? Insight. My father ahd melanoma of the lip. We were told they took out 111 you have the highest concentration of lymph nodes in your neck, around do notice anything that feels place, or different from how it felt when if there is cancer might need to more surgery remove. The nodes around your collarbone and neck (supraclavicular, infraclavicular, how many lymph are removed? . Commonly used systems have been devised by the american academy of using this site, you agree to terms use and privacy policy jun 30, 2017 guide will help prepare for your neck dissection surgery at memorial once lymph nodes removed, surgeon close here are things can do prevent problems before be honest with healthcare provider about how much alcohol drink a
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What Is Axillary Lymph Nodes?
Axillary lymph node enlargement causes doctors lounge(tm). Axillary lymph node nci dictionary of cancer terms seer training regional nodes. It is used to diagnose and stage breast 21 oct 2016 axillary lymph nodes are kidney bean shaped organs in the underarm area part of lymphatic system. The lymph nodes in the underarm are called axillary [ak sil air e] a group of located (or armpit) region body. The interior of the lymph definition axillary node. Axillary lymph node dissection (alnd) canadian cancer society. They also store white blood cells that help fight illness. Treatments surgery to the lymph nodes breast cancer care. Lymph nodes are small clumps of immune cells that act as filters for the lymphatic system. Breast tissue is drained by lymphatic vessels that lead to axillary nodes (which lie in the axilla) normally lymph are not felt. Axillary lymph nodes susan gaxillary anatomy pictures and information. Axillary lymph nodes wikipedia. Axillary lymph nodes anatomy, diagram & function breast cancer and axillary the jama network. Listen (ak sih layr ee limf node) a lymph node in the armpit region that drains from breast and nearby areas blood vessels form network throughout each. They are usually circular, oval, lobular, smaller than 1 cm, with if the sentinel lymph nodes found to be 'positive' contain cancer cells then a full axillary node dissection (examination of all under arm) 12 dec 2016 it can often used instead an for many side effects biopsy and help find out has spread beyond breast, one or more arm (axillary nodes) removed checked glands in armpit may swell from injury infection hand. Bilateral axillary lymphadenopathy (differential). Contact a breastlink center in orange county or temecula valley for consultation 19 aug 2014 during axillary lymph node dissection, the surgeon removes an irregular pad of fatty tissue armpit that contains nodes vessels, like blood run all through body. Metastasis in axillary lymph nodes breast carcinoma possibilities biopsy sentinel node for early stage cancer surgery american society. A rare cause of axillary swelling may be breast cancer or sentinel lymph node biopsy is widely used for sampling. Axillary lymph nodes wikipediaenlarged axillary how many are removed? Breastcancer. Wikipedia wiki axillary_lymph_nodes url? Q webcache. They perform the vital function of filtration and conduction body has about 20 to 40 bean shaped axillary lymph nodes located in underarm area. Axillary lymph nodes wikipedia en. Googleusercontent search. However, sometimes in normal people, they are felt as small (less than 1cm diameter), soft, non tender swellings introduction enlarged axillary lymph nodes often found during routine examinations. They carry lymph fluid and cells. It identifies whether or not the first, sentinel, lymph node (or nodes) is clear of cancer cells bilateral axillary lymphadenopathy can result from a number causes and generally implies systemic process. Lymph is a clear fluid axillary lymph nod
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Breast-Sparing, Breast Cancer Surgery | MemorialCare Breast Center at Orange Coast Memorial
Dr. Kakkis performs a breast-sparing surgery—a sentinel lymph node dissection to treat breast cancer. © Memorial Health Services. 2005 Neither MemorialCare Health System nor any of its related, affiliated companies, including, without limitation, Long Beach Memorial Medical Center, Miller Children's Hospital Long Beach, Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center and Saddleback Memorial Medical Center are responsible for third-party materials appearing on the MemorialCare health channel, including but not limited to linked third-party videos, linked third-party sites, and third-party advertisements. MemorialCare does not control or endorse this third-party content and makes no representations regarding its accuracy. www.memorialcare.org/orangecoast
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Axillary Lymph Node Biopsy
Axillary lymph node enlargement can present as underarm lumps. Common causes for axillary lymph node enlargement in India can be: - Tuberculosis - Breast Cancer But majority of the times these lymph nodes are reactive in nature (no specific cause) and they settle down with a course of antibiotics In case you feel lumps in the underarm area, contact your breast surgeon.
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Sentinel Node Biopsy
A sentinel node biopsy determines if breast cancer has spread to the lymph nodes. An important part of staging cancer, it impacts recommendations for a patient's treatment. At Johns Hopkins, the sentinel node biopsy is the standard of care for determining the presence of cancer in the axillary lymph nodes.
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Which Breast Cancer Patients Need Lymph Nodes Removed? Mayo Clinic-Led Research Narrows It Down
Which breast cancer patients need to have underarm lymph nodes removed? Mayo Clinic-led research is narrowing it down. A new study finds that only some women with lymph node-positive breast cancer need all of their underarm nodes taken out: Ultrasound is a reliable way to judge before breast cancer surgery whether chemotherapy wiped out cancer in the underarm lymph nodes, the study found. Mayo Clinic breast surgeon Judy Boughey, M.D., explains the findings’ benefits for patients. For more information, see the post on the Mayo Clinic News Network.
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What is a Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy?
Learn why the sentinel lymph nodes, which are lymph nodes closest to the tumor, are so important and require a biopsy. Dr. Harness explains in this video. Click Here To Get Dr. Harness' 15 Breast Cancer Questions To Ask Your Doctor http://www.breastcanceranswers.com/what-breast-cancer-questions-to-ask/# Breast Cancer Answers is a social media show where viewers submit a question and get the answer from an expert. Submit your question now at, ‪http://www.breastcanceranswers.com/ask‬ In this clip, Jay Harness, MD, FACS explains what a sentinel lymph node biopsy is. What is a sentinel lymph node biopsy? Well, if you think of this a centaurian, a guard, the sentinel lymph nodes are the lymph nodes nearest to where a tumor is. Sentinel lymph nodes can be on the lymph nodes in the axilla, in the breast, or some other locations near the breast, but they can also be the lymph nodes in the head and neck area that might be draining a thyroid cancer, or a colon cancer, or whatever. The concept here is that if cancer cells are going to metastasize and grow in lymph nodes, the theory is that they will go to the initial lymph nodes draining that area. Those are called the sentinel lymph nodes. How do we identify the sentinel lymph nodes in breast cancer? Two ways: One is we inject a radioactive isotope into the breast and that those particles migrate down to the sentinel lymph node, or nodes, and sit there, and we can then find them with a little Geiger counter; and/or we can inject blue dye which will again go down the lymphatic channels and sit in the lymph nodes. So those are the two typical ways that we use to identify sentinel lymph nodes. We particularly use this technique with invasive cancers, but there are certain high-grade in situ breast cancers where we may also wish to check the sentinel lymph nodes. This information should not be relied upon as a substitute for personal medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Use the information provided on this site solely at your own risk.  If you have any concerns about your health, please consult with a physician.
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What is LYMPHADENECTOMY? What does LYMPHADENECTOMY mean? LYMPHADENECTOMY meaning - LYMPHADENECTOMY definition - LYMPHADENECTOMY explanation. Source: Wikipedia.org article, adapted under https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/ license. SUBSCRIBE to our Google Earth flights channel - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6UuCPh7GrXznZi0Hz2YQnQ Lymphadenectomy or lymph node dissection is the surgical removal of one or more groups of lymph nodes. It is almost always performed as part of the surgical management of cancer. In a regional lymph node dissection, some of the lymph nodes in the tumor area are removed; in a radical lymph node dissection, most or all of the lymph nodes in the tumor area are removed. It is usually done because many types of cancer have a marked tendency to produce lymph node metastasis early in their natural history. This is particularly true of melanoma, head and neck cancer, differentiated thyroid cancer, breast cancer, lung cancer, gastric cancer and colorectal cancer. Famed British surgeon Berkeley Moynihan once remarked that "the surgery of cancer is not the surgery of organs; it is the surgery of the lymphatic system". The better-known examples of lymphadenectomy are axillary lymph node dissection for breast cancer; radical neck dissection for head and neck cancer and thyroid cancer; D2 lymphadenectomy for gastric cancer; and total mesorectal excision for rectal cancer. For clinical stages 1 and 2 breast cancer, axillary lymph node dissection should only be performed after first attempting sentinel node biopsy. Sentinel node biopsy can establish cancer staging of the axilla if there are positive lymph nodes present. It also is less risky than performing lymphadenectomy, having fewer side effects and a much lower chance of causing lymphedema. If cancer is not present in sentinel lymph nodes then the axillary lymph node dissection should not be performed. If one or two sentinel nodes have cancer which is not extensive, then no axillary dissection should be performed but the person with cancer should have breast-conserving surgery and chemotherapy appropriate for their stage of cancer. More recently, the concept of sentinel lymph node mapping has been popularized by Donald Morton and others. Cancer with various primary sites (breast, melanoma, colorectal, etc.) often metastasize early to the first drainage lymphatic basin. This process is predictable anatomically according to the primary site in the organ and the lymphatic channels. The first nodes (sentinel nodes) can be identified by particulate markers such as lymphazurin, methylene blue, India ink and radio-labelled colloid protein particles injected near the tumor site. The draining sentinel node can then be found by the surgeon and excised for verification by the pathologist if tumor cells are present, and often these tumor cells are few and only easily recognized by careful examination or by using techniques such as special stains, i.e. immunohistochemical. When the sentinel node is free of tumor cells, this is highly predictive of freedom from metastasis in the entire lymphatic basin, thus allowing a full node dissection to be avoided. The practice of sentinel lymph node mapping has changed the surgical approach in many cancer systems, sparing a formal lymph node dissection for patients with sentinel lymph node negative for tumor and directing a full node dissection for patients with sentinel lymph node positive for tumor metastases. For example in stage 2 breast carcinoma, using the sentinel lymph node technique, 65% of patients could be spared from a formal node dissection. Lymphedema may result from lymphadenectomy. Extensive resection of lymphatic tissue can lead to the formation of a lymphocele.
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Breast Cancer After Care Physical Therapy Program in Williamsburg
www.tpti.com Williamsburg Physical Therapy, a division of Tidewater Physical Therapy, is honored to offer breast cancer after care at its clinic in Norge. -How does a physical therapist assist with breast cancer recovery? A physical therapist helps you to regain post-op mobility, strength, and function. -What will my treatments include? At your first visit, you'll be assessed by a physical therapist who specializes in working with breast cancer patients. Your treatments are highly personalized. Your sessions may range from just a couple appointments where we fit you with preventative compression garments, teach you some exercises, and give you guidance about lymphedema prevention, to multiple appointments where you'll also receive manual therapy and work with our lymphedema therapist. -Will physical therapy be painful? You'll feel a normal stretching sensation and your muscles working, but most patients do not describe it as painful. We've discovered that gentle stretching and exercises bring great results in reducing pain and stiffness. -Is pain following my lymph node surgery normal? Some post-op pain is normal. If it's lasting longer than your surgeon expects, or if you're having more difficulty regaining shoulder mobility, you may be developing a condition called axillary web syndrome, or AWS. AWS is characterized by pain and tightness centered in the armpit, which can extend down into the arm or, less frequently, down into the chest. It will often be associated with "cords" developing in the same area. -Does post-op swelling mean I have lymphedema? If you've had lymph nodes removed, chemo, or radiation, then you are at risk of developing lymphedema. Everyone who has had breast surgery will have some post-op swelling. Physical therapy utilizes the unaffected parts of the lymphatic system to help eliminate that normal post-op swelling. -Can I prevent lymphedema? There are things we can do to further minimize your risk. Patients at risk are fitted with a preventative compression sleeve and gauntlet, and educated on how and when to use it. While lymphedema may not be preventable, if you know what to look for and pick up on it early, we can address it before it needs to me managed more aggressively. The earliest signs are a tight, heavy, thick feeling. A physical therapist often feels this before any edema is measurable.
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Difference Between Sentinel Biopsy and Axillary Dissection Following Neoadjuvant Therapy
In this video, Dr. Harness explains the differences between two procedures that doctors use to follow up neadjuvant therapy. Specifically, he discusses sentinel lymph node biopsy and axillary lymph node dissection. Click Here & Get The 15 Breast Cancer Questions To Ask Your Doctor http://www.breastcanceranswers.com/what-breast-cancer-questions-to-ask/# Breast Cancer Answers is a social media show where viewers submit a question and get the answer from an expert. Submit your question now at, http://www.breastcanceranswers.com/ask. This information should not be relied upon as a substitute for personal medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Use the information provided on this site solely at your own risk.  If you have any concerns about your health, please consult with a physician.
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Axillary Node Dissection with FOCUS®
Watch this auxiliary node dissection with FOCUS® Shears performed by Dr. Wallace. Learn more about HARMONIC FOCUS Shears: http://www.ethicon.com/healthcare-professionals/products/advanced-energy/harmonic/harmonic-focus-plus?f=yt#!videos Schedule a demo for HARMONIC FOCUS Shears: https://www.ethicon.com/healthcare-professionals/schedule-demo?f=yt Connect with us! - Follow us on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/ethicon - Follow us on LinkedIn at http://www.linkedin.com/company/ethicon
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