Search: breast conserving surgery

reconstructive surgery

Surgery to rebuild an area of the body that has been damaged….

minimally invasive surgery

A surgical technique that involves several small cuts instead of one large cut on the abdomen. Also called keyhole or laparoscopic surgery….

endoscopic surgery

A type of surgery for cancers that can be accessed through the nasal cavity. Tissue is removed using an endoscope and no surgical cuts need to be made.

breast oedema

Swelling caused by too much fluid in the breast tissue.

News: CCQ helps to fund breast cancer breakthrough

A grant from CCQ has led to a research breakthrough that could help doctors to beat the most deadly and difficult to treat breast cancers. The breakthrough involves the identification of a genetic treatment target for aggressive breast cancers, thanks…

Research snapshot – Breast cancer statistics for young females in Queensland Youlden 2020

What is known? Breast cancer is the most common cancer diagnosed among adolescent and young adult females (ages 15-39) worldwide. Younger age has been identified as an independent predictor of poorer prognosis for breast cancer, even after accounting for tumour…

breast care nurse

A registered nurse who has done special studies in breast cancer nursing.

Research snapshot – Severity and risk factors of interval breast cancer Kou 2023

…of more than 3,300 women diagnosed with breast cancer in Queensland between 2010 and 2013. What is new? Compared with breast cancers detected during a screening mammogram, interval breast cancers were more likely to be diagnosed as late stage, high…

Research snapshot – Factors associated with high severity breast cancer Kou 2020

breast cancer at diagnosis in the Australian population. What is new? We carried out an analysis of the results based on a study of a large cohort of over 3300 women diagnosed with breast cancer in Queensland. We found that…

non-invasive breast cancer

Cancer that is confined to the ducts or lobules of the breast….