I Had A Mastectomy Can Cancer Come Back And Spread

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A mastectomy is surgery to remove the entire breast. It is usually done to treat breast cancer.

Alternative Names

Breast removal surgery; Subcutaneous mastectomy; Total mastectomy; Simple mastectomy; Modified radical mastectomy


You will be given general anesthesia (unconscious and pain-free). The surgeon will make a cut in your breast:

  • For a subcutaneous mastectomy, the surgeon removes the entire breast but leaves the nipple and areola (the pigmented circle around the nipple)...
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