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Tumour - Search for term

Tumour - This is a lump, or mass, formed from many cells. If a tumour contains cancer cells that are growing out of control, we call this cancer. Not all tumours contain cancer cells.

Total Mastectomy - Search for term

Total Mastectomy - Is a surgery where the cancer and the whole breast on the same side are removed. Usually, part of the skin over your breast, your nipple and the part of your breast that extends to your armpit also need to be removed.

Tenderness - Search for term

Tenderness - When an area is sensitive or painful to the touch. It is a potential side effect of surgery.

Treatment Team - Search for term

Treatment Team - The group of healthcare professionals work together to provide you with the care and treatment you need. It is often made up of many different experts, such as doctors, nurses, physiotherapists, nutritionists, technologists, social workers, psychologists, and other specialists.

TNM Classification System - Search for term

TNM Classification System - Is the system that is usually used to stage cancer. “T” stands for tumour size. “N” stands for nodes, meaning the lymph nodes, which are small bean-shaped glands. “M” stands for metastases, or whether the cancer has spread to other parts of the body. A series of tests are run to determine where the cancer that you have fits within this system.