Organ-saving and reconstructive plastic surgery of breast cancer


  • Tamara Tamm Kharkiv Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education Amosova str., 58, Kharkiv, Ukraine, 61176, Ukraine
  • Yuri Vinnуk Kharkiv Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education Amosova str., 58, Kharkiv, Ukraine, 61176, Ukraine
  • Volodimir Starikov Kharkiv National Medical University Nauky ave., 4, Kharkiv, Ukraine, 61022, Ukraine
  • Oleksandra Prokopyuk Kharkiv Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education Amosova str., 58, Kharkiv, Ukraine, 61176, Ukraine
  • Grіgory Oleynik Kharkiv Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education Amosova str., 58, Kharkiv, Ukraine, 61176, Ukraine
  • Vadym Vlasenko Molecule Medical Center Hoholia str., 7, Kharkiv, Ukraine, 61057, Ukraine



breast cancer, surgical treatment, organ-saving operations, breast reconstruction, quality of life


Surgical treatment of breast cancer is an integral part of complex treatment. In recent years, the goal of treatment is not only to ensure long-term relapse-free and metastatic survival, but also a proper quality of life, which requires new approaches to surgery.

The aim of the literature review was to analyze current trends in the development of methods of surgical treatment of the breast cancer and ways to improve immediate and late results.

The results of the analysis and discussion. Until recently, radical mastectomy was performed to treat breast cancer, which causes long-term lymphovenous complications and significantly impairs the quality of life of patients. In recent decades, there has been a development of breast cancer surgery in the direction of the introduction of organ-saving and reconstructive plastic surgery with the improvement of technology for their implementation. There is no generally accepted concept of the optimal method of surgical treatment, both in terms of the volume of the operation and the choice of the method of reconstruction.

Conclusions. The problem of choosing the optimal method of surgical treatment of breast cancer, which should provide oncological radicalism and at the same time a good cosmetic result remains unresolved and requires further research

Author Biographies

Tamara Tamm, Kharkiv Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education Amosova str., 58, Kharkiv, Ukraine, 61176

MD, Professor

Department of Surgery and Proctology

Yuri Vinnуk, Kharkiv Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education Amosova str., 58, Kharkiv, Ukraine, 61176

MD, Professor, Head of Departmen

Department of Oncology Surgery, Radiation Therepy, Palliative Care

Volodimir Starikov, Kharkiv National Medical University Nauky ave., 4, Kharkiv, Ukraine, 61022

MD, Professor

Department of Oncology

Oleksandra Prokopyuk, Kharkiv Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education Amosova str., 58, Kharkiv, Ukraine, 61176

PhD, Associate Professor

Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Oncology

Grіgory Oleynik, Kharkiv Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education Amosova str., 58, Kharkiv, Ukraine, 61176

MD, Professor

Department of Combustiology, Reconstructive and Plastic Surgery

Vadym Vlasenko, Molecule Medical Center Hoholia str., 7, Kharkiv, Ukraine, 61057



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How to Cite

Tamm, T., Vinnуk Y., Starikov, V., Prokopyuk, O., Oleynik, G., & Vlasenko, V. (2020). Organ-saving and reconstructive plastic surgery of breast cancer. ScienceRise: Medical Science, (4 (37), 53–57.



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