Radical Mastectomy: What You Need to Know


Mastectomy is a breast removal procedure. Mastectomy procedures come in a variety of forms, including total, modified radical, and radical.

The greatest extent is a radical mastectomy. The surgeon removes the entire breast, the axillary lymph nodes beneath the arm, and the muscles of the chest wall during the procedure.

This article will examine radical mastectomy in more detail, including its indications and reasons for being infrequently done.