What is Modified radical mastectomy?

Category: Surgeries

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Generic name: Mastectomy

Modified radical mastectomy is a surgical procedure that removes the breast, surrounding tissue, and nearby lymph nodes that are affected by cancer.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
3
Moderate
1
Mild
2
None
1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Modified radical mastectomy

Side effect Patients
Limited range of motion 1
Lymphedema 1
Muscle pain 1
Nerve pain (neuralgia) 1
Numbness 1
Numbness on scar 1

Show all 9 reported side effects

Duration

Stopped having Modified radical mastectomy

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 42
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 1
10 years or more 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 5
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 2
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 4
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 2
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 2
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 2
Not specified 3
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1 patient evaluation for Modified radical mastectomy

Jul 1, 2008 (Started Jun 30, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for breast cancer)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (poor body image)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: One time

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