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When was the first mastectomy recorded as being performed succesfully and by whom?

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In brief: For cancer

Mastectomy as a treatment , the great american surgeon william halsted in 1882, he also pioneered surgical education , surgical concepts , Cocaine for local anesthesia ( got addicted ) , surgical gloves , etc centuries earlier was done as rituals , punishments etc.

In brief: For cancer

Mastectomy as a treatment , the great american surgeon william halsted in 1882, he also pioneered surgical education , surgical concepts , Cocaine for local anesthesia ( got addicted ) , surgical gloves , etc centuries earlier was done as rituals , punishments etc.
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