Surgery in Breast Cancer and Melanoma provides an illustrative, instructive, and comprehensive review that depicts the rationale of basic operative principles essential to oncological surgical therapy. The chapters provide pertinent and concise summaries of how to deal with benign and malignant problems in the breast and skin soft tissues. Stages of operative approaches with relevant technical considerations are outlined in an easily understandable manner. Complications are reviewed when appropriate for the organ system and problem. The text is illustrated throughout by line drawings and photographs that depict anatomic or technical principles.