Currently, the treatment of choice is called the modified radical mastectomy. In this procedure, only the breast tissue and underarm...
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 »
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 »
An article in today's Washington Post, "Choosing Radical Cancer Surgery," focuses on the increasing predilection of women with breast... Read more »
So it has been a few weeks since my mastectomy and I'm starting to feel a little better. I have finally accepted seeing myself... Read more »
As soon as my doctor recommended a bilateral mastectomy after diagnosing me with breast cancer, she quickly followed with a discussion about... Read more »
Q. What exactly happens during breast reconstruction surgery? A. There are two methods a surgeon may use to build an implant. First, he or she may... Read more »