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 mammography...Read more
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Q. I’m having a mastectomy, and although I’ve heard about reconstruction and implants, I just feel they’re not for me. I think I’d like to... Read more »
Q. How do I go about getting one that fits right? A. This is the perfect opportunity for a shopping trip with a good girlfriend. Bring something to... Read more »
Q. I’ve heard there are lots of different choices for reconstruction. Can you summarize the basics? A. Sure. They boil down to two main choices,... Read more »
Q. I’m having a mastectomy, and I don’t really want to just leave it at that. But I also don’t want to fuss around with something I’d have to... Read more »
Q. What’s the best kind of reconstruction? A. The very best reconstruction is the one that makes you happy. And only you can decide that. Here are... Read more »