Breast removal surgery
The successful treatment of breast cancer and the likelihood of long-term survival for women with breast cancer depends critically on the stage of the disease when diagnosed.
Self-breast examination, regular clinical breast examinations by medical professionals, and annual screening with X-ray mammography are the main tools of early detection of breast cancer.
Of these three, screening...Read more
Despite the tag-teaming of breast surgeons and plastic surgeons, and despite the fact that there were no surgical complications, my... Read more »
A new study published this week in the Journal of Clinical Oncology online reports that the number of women opting for double mastectomies... Read more »
I read with great interest yesterday's front page Washington Post article about the increase in women opting for double mastectomies when... Read more »
A few weeks ago my friend who is the publisher of a new division of Random House sent me an amazing book she's publishing: PRETTY IS... Read more »
Q. I’m having a mastectomy, and after hearing about the various choices I have for reconstruction, I’ve decided to have an implant. Now... Read more »